box pew


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box pew

A church pew screened or enclosed by a high back and sides.
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Some panels, dated 1790 and inscribed with names, are thought to have come from box pews in the church in Aston where John Feeney's parents were buried.
It has box pews which have little doors with 'boys' and 'girls' marked on them.
All Saints church, which is medieval in parts, boasts a gallery, box pews and late Saxon carvings.
To the left of the door is an external staircase which led the local aristocracy to their box pews on the gallery, high above the peasantry.
Softly glowing candlelight in a darkened church, creaking box pews crammed with hushed listeners.
There's going to be a fair sprinkling of hats appearing like Spring bulbs poking up through the woody undergrowth of our box pews in the next few weeks.
The fine old Norman church on the East Cliff has box pews, candles for lighting and a three-decker pulpit - woe betide parishioners dozing off with the eagle eye of the preacher looking down at them.