A parlour, library and dining-room made up the suite of apartments.
The first model was set up in the parlour of the house belonging to the free grammar school at Preston.
But the extra charges levied for the use of parlour, sleeping and other special cars, of which some of the best trains are exclusively composed, in practice constitute a differentiation of class, besides making the real cost of travelling higher than the figures just given.
Between this building and the church, opening by one door into the cloisters, and by another to the outer part of the monastery area, is the "parlour" for interviews with visitors from the external world (0).
This was sometimes known as the parlour, colloquii locus, the monks having the privilege of conversation here.