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Side Chapel

 

in church architecture, a structure attached to the south or north facade of the church or a specially partitioned area of the church that has an additional altar for separate church services.

side chapel

A chapel to the side of the choir.
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Arches above the 20 side chapels are uplighted with high-output 2,700K LED tape light.
There are many side chapels around the perimeter of the nave.
The cathedral is darkened, and apart from the side chapels, its baroque decorations have been stripped away or covered up.
Keickhefer described how, in Johannes Van Acken's book of 1922 Christocentric Church Art, the emphasis is placed on our relationship with the Son, usually in a penitential context and through a strong expression of the altar set free in a simple space with minimal side chapels, without esoteric symbols or Latin inscriptions; often elevated, it would also be well lit and sometimes expressed on the exterior of the building.
THOUSANDS of blooms and handmade banners depicting saints will decorate the high altar and side chapels of Liverpool's Metropolitan Cathedral during a festival of flowers this week.
While the tower of Giles Scott's Anglican edifice contains the highest and heaviest peal of bells in the world, the lantern tower and side chapels of the Metropolitan Cathedral have more stained glass than any other British Cathedral.
By the time de las Casas arrived, most of the original convent and church buildings had been lost; all that remained were fragments of the apse of the main church and parts of smaller side chapels.
At Ely, where one of the side chapels is scored with ancient graffiti - little love tokens' Mediaeval versions of 'Kilroy woz ere'' mementos of long-dead pilgrims - an official told my son that new graffiti is being encouraged, provided it remains tasteful, as a symbol of continuity.
The architectural fireworks in the sanctuary are enriched by decorative brickwork and elements in artificial stone, including brick 'lacework' over openings leading to side chapels to north and south.
Attached to the main space, which regularly holds 1000 people for Sunday mass, are three smaller side chapels.