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Refectory

A room for dining in a monastery, college, or other institution.
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refectory

A hall in a convent, monastery, or public secular institution where meals are eaten.
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"The proposal is seeking to demolish three buildings at Walford and North Shropshire College (Walford campus) and include a timber boot room; a biomass hopper; and flat-roofed classroom and refectory block.
He said they managed to make a breakthrough after a tip-off from a source that there was a van that was suspiciously loading stuff at the refectory building.
From there it was moved to the north transept and eventually to the Refectory, where it has remained ever since.
It is not just the sixth form which will see a huge benefit to their daily life but also all pupils, as junior and senior school will now have school meals in the refectory headed up by locallyrenowned chef, Iain Jackson (formerly of The Old Custom House, Penarth).
Sarah-Jane Raymond, assistant librarian, said of the Refectory: "We love an opportunity to show its beauty to our visitors, while also shining a light on some perhaps under-appreciated volumes."
The ban was imposed by Mr Scott following a refusal by the students to stop giving "free" sandwiches with "special" drinks - costing 1s and 1s 8d - when the college refectory was open.
The texts read during the refectory meal were learned, and in Latin; the friars observed elaborate rituals and the food, both in the frescoes and at the table, was plentiful and reflected an upper-class diet.
Supported by a professional team from Northamptonshire Archaeology, the team's goal was to find any secrets hidden in the soil on the site of the monastery's former kitchen and refectory. And it's reaped some "exciting" "amazing" and "interesting" rewards.
The scheme, which has just got under way, offers students visiting the college refectory a choice of either two pieces of toast or porridge, with orange juice, completely free of charge.
The style is sometimes called Refectory and Pine Oak Furniture can make one any size from pounds 359 (www.pineoakfurniture.co.uk, 01992 505083).