a gallery above a rood screen, approached from stairs, used for chantings and readings.
noun 1. a screen, often of elaborate design and properly surmounted by a rood, separating the nave from the choir or chancel of a church. noun 1. a partition of stone or wood, often richly carved and decorated, that separates the chancel from the main part of a church: it is surmounted by a crucifix […]
noun 1. a spire over the crossing of a church.
noun 1. a part of a flat roof used for gardening, sunbathing, etc.
noun, plural roofs. 1. the external upper covering of a house or other building. 2. a frame for supporting this: an open-timbered roof. 3. the highest part or summit: The Himalayas are the roof of the world. 4. something that in form or position resembles the roof of a house, as the top of a […]