north aisle

north aisle

north aisle
The aisle of a church on the left side of a church as one faces the altar; so called because medieval churches almost invariably had their sanctuaries at the east end and the main doors at the west end.
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Yes, William Dewy, that was the man's name; and I can tell you to a foot where's he a-lying in Mellstock Churchyard at this very moment--just between the second yew-tree and the north aisle."
The record-breaking ring is part of celebrations to mark 500 years of St Mary's Church's tower and north aisle in Chirk.
ST MARK'S CHURCH - PLACE OF WORSHIP Condition: Poor THE church of St Mark was built in 1869 and consists of a clerestoried nave with aisles, a chancel, north porch and south vestry: the west end of the north aisle also has a tall bellcote.
And of course, the list includes the window in the north aisle of St Nicholas' Cathedral, Newcastle .
Heydour is home to St Michael and All Angels Church, a feature of which is stained glass in the north aisle dating from about 1380.
She was interred within the city's cathedral under the floor of the north aisle of the knave, where her gravestone can be seen.
A Benedictine foundation built of stone imported from Caen in the early twelfth century, its north aisle nave and tower served as parish church for the town.
The five vertical board-like panels that comprise the installation are set on the wall above the altar in the chapel of Peace and Justice at the west end of the north aisle of the nave in the position of a reredos.
The original Great Bell from 1608 was broken in an accident and now lies on the floor of the north aisle. An inscription on it says: "I was broken by the unskilful direction and handling of some men."
The essay also reproduces two remarkable photographs, dating from 1862, that show the Victorian restoration at Stonegrave in progress, at the stage when the demolition and rebuilding of the twelfth-century north aisle housing the Thornton family burials was proceeding apace.
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