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  • The nave passes from Norman to Early English in the course of its eight bays from east to west and also from the arcade through the triforium to the clerestory.
  • "Gynaeconitis" is the term given by Procopius to the space reserved for women in the Eastern Church, and this separation of the sexes was maintained in the early Christian churches where there were separate entrances and accommodation for the men and women, the latter being placed in the triforium gallery, or, in its absence, either on one side of the church, the men being on the other, or occasionally in the aisles, the nave being occupied by the men.
  • The twelfth-century arcade and triforium support a later clerestory and great hammer-beam roof dating from the fifteenth century.
  • A triforium gallery was subsequently added into the presbytery to disguise the difference between the two.
  • The triforium passage in the South transept is essentially matched to the nave clerestorey passage, however.

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