Antechapel



a room or hall before the entrance to a .
Historical Examples

antechapel, an′te-cha-pl, n. the outer part of the west end of a college chapel.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

“I will see you stand together—you and your henchman,” she said to Rozel, and moved on to the antechapel, the Court following.
Michel and Angele [A Ladder of Swords], Complete Gilbert Parker

It is contained in the antechapel, which adjoins the chapel proper on the west and opens into it.
Stained Glass Tours in England Charles Hitchcock Sherrill

On the afternoon of the same Sunday she returned to the antechapel and witnessed a play of Plautus.
Milton’s England Lucia Ames Mead

All of this glass is quite similar to that which he installed in the antechapel of New College at Oxford.
Stained Glass Tours in England Charles Hitchcock Sherrill

“I will see you stand together—you and your henchman,” she said to Rozel, and moved on to the antechapel, the court following.
A Ladder of Swords Gilbert Parker

The western bay forms the antechapel, from which we pass into the chapel itself through the original oak screen.
Bell’s Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Manchester Thomas Perkins

We could see in, as we paused in the darkness of the antechapel, outside the screen, while the Coadjutor advanced the door.
Stray Pearls Charlotte M. Yonge

The aisles facing her antechapel are constantly filled with a crowd of kneeling votaries.
The Pictureque Antiquities of Spain; Nathaniel Armstrong Wells

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