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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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.
Tenders are invited for conditioning of the north porch and provision of a lifting platform in the building of the municipal library
There was a block of property in the middle of what is now St John's Square, with a very narrow street on each side and where the north porch of St John's Church now stands or almost on the ground there was the old vicarage looking northward.
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.
"One of my favorite details is on the north porch. It's a quote: 'Dreams of mountains in their sleep, they brewed of things eternal.' It was written by a ticket agent for the Santa Fe Railroad.
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.
A tracing floor has been found in the north porch of Wells Cathedral and there are reputed to be traces of a similar floor at Hereford Cathedral.
This is the last phase of a pounds 4.6m 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.
For example,amerchant called Charles Welford paid for the North Porch of Liverpool Cathedraland still left pounds 500,000 in his will.

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