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Title: Church and conventual arrangement. With copious references, a complete glossary, and an index. And illustrated by a series of ground-plans and plates of the arrangements of churches in different countries and at successive periods, and of the conventual plans adopted by the various orders
Year: 1861 (1860s)
Authors: Walcott, Mackenzie E. C. (Mackenzie Edward Charles), 1821-1880
Subjects: Church architecture Convents
Publisher: London, Atchley and Co
Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute
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ointed externally,—and rounded within, as at Munich. The chevet has beenalready described. The tomb-house is still existing, underthe name of Beckets Crown, at Canterbury, an imitation ofthe east chapel of Sens, and like Henry VII/s chapel at West-minster; and at Trondhjem, Batalha, Burgos, and Murcia. AtTreves there is a large circular church, 1227-43, on the southside of the cathedral, erected on the foundations of an earlierbaptistery. Norwich has a pentagonal apse. Peterboroughhas also an apse. Bomsey has apsidal terminations to thechoir aisles: the central compartment once formed probablyan apse.4 The choir is disproportionally short at Westminster,Brecon, Brinkburne,5 and in several Cistercian abbeys. STALLS. The stalls at Lincoln are of the fourteenth century; at 1 Ecclesiologist, vi. 273. 2 Hist. Eccles. ii. 4. 3 Hier. Angl. 40, Camb. Camd. Soc. 1845 ; Canons, 714, c. 41; 81G,c. 2. See also Webbs Cont. Eccles. 4 Proc. Arch. Inst., Winchester volume. 5 Proc. Arch. Inst. 1859.
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Stalls.—Pulpits. 93 Poitiers there are seventy of the thirteenth, with dossiers ofthe fourteenth century.1 Those of Ulm are c. 1469-1474.2Stalls of stone are at Athens, and of wood at Patras andSmyrna.3 There are five stalls at Verona.4 Stalls were in-troduced in the thirteenth century, when the arches of thechoir opened on aisles on every side;5 and the stalls wereremoved from the extremity to either side of the choir.Those of Rouen are of the fifteenth century. The earliest instances of wooden seats occur in a constitutionof Grostete. Three-legged stools were an earlier substitute ;there is a mention of their use in the fifteenth century, and ofchoir-stalls in the Black Book of Swaffham. Lenoir men-tions that Romanesque stone stalls remain at Ratzburg.6Stalls are found of the fourteenth century at Gloucester,Norwich, Ely, Carlisle, and Worcester; and of the close of thethirteenth century at Winchester and Hereford. The misereresof Gloucester are c. 1228-43 ; Exeter c. 1206 • Lau

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