north porch

north porch

north porch
A porch which shelters the entrance to a church; located on the left side of the church as one faces the altar.
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The main entrance is on the north face that after a ninety degree circulation it is directed to the north porch and then to the yard which played the role of a pause space.
St Andrews Church in Shilton has recently built what it calls its North Porch extension as part of a project to improve facilities at the historic 800-year-old church.
Water has been leaking in for years and the funds will be used for repair to the roofs of the north pitch of the nave, the north aisle and the north porch along with repair of rainwater goods.
6m Millennium project that has also included the restoration of Sir George Gilbert Scott's west front, the cathedral organ, the Porth-y-Twr gatehouse and bells, and a superb new north porch which keeps the Romanesque north door out of the weather.
The s-shaped walkway will link Gambier Terrace to the north porch, carrying pedestrians over St James cemetery.
Between the corridor and north porch of there is a water pool made of marble.
St John's Church will get pounds 212,000 to carry out repairs to nave and north aisle roofs, north porch, roof drainage and masonry.
The next dig will be held on March 19 as the church prepares for an extension on its North Porch and the installation of footing and draining.
A church spokesman said wrought iron gates would be installed at the north porch entrance.
Dating back to 1215, the north porch is the oldest remaining visible part of Holy Trinity, with much of the rest dating back to the 14th century.
Near to the north porch (the back of the Cathedral shop) in the south aisle could once be seen a stone set into the floor of the church.

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