galilee porch

galilee porch

A galilee that has direct communication with the exterior of a church; can be considered as a vestibule to the principal part of the church.
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The Duchess of Cambridge, who wore a sky blue coat by Christopher Kane and hat by Lock & Co, sheltered out of the downpour in the chapel's Galilee Porch.
With other royal women - Duchess of Cornwall, Countess of Wessex and Duchess of Gloucester - Kate watched from the vantage point of the Galilee Porch at St George's Chapel as their partners processed past.
Kate grinned broadly as William approached her vantage point in the Galilee Porch of St George's Chapel, walking stride for stride next to the Prince of Wales.
30pm: The couple arrive for the Service of Prayer and Dedication at Galilee Porch, St George's Chapel, and are met by the Dean of Windsor and the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams.
30pm: The newly-weds arrive at the castle for the service of prayer and dedication at Galilee Porch, St George's Chapel and are met by the Dean of Windsor and the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The scaffolding is there to re-roof the Galilee porch, where the ball is lodged, but there are no plans to clean that part of the cathedral masonry for the next 10 years or so.
40pm: The Queen Mother arrived at the Galilee Porch.
The Duchess of Cornwall and Countess of Wessex watched the procession from the Galilee Porch at St George's Chapel.