Sentence Examples


  • It was the introduction of the apsidal chapels in the churches of France which eventually led to the chevet or cluster of eastern chapels in many of the great cathedrals, and also sometimes to the extension of the transept so as to include additional apsidal chapels on the east side.
  • The high altar (A) stands immediately to the east of the transept, or ritual choir; the altar of St Paul (B) in the eastern, and that of St Peter (C) in the western apse.
  • On the eastern side of the north transept is the "scriptorium" or writing-room (P 1), with the library above.
  • Like Lincoln, it had an eastern as well as a western transept, each furnished with apsidal chapels to the east.
  • The western transept was 213 ft.