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 North porch was the only part of the original building to survive and is still in use today.
Tenders are invited for engineering firms to perform professional services for a structural analysis of the north porch beams.
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.
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.
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.
Jon Cannon gives this lecture entitled 'Restoration and Intention at the Outer North Porch of St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol'.
Priests' Rooms The rooms are encased in the only surviving part of the original Norman church which escaped a fire back in 1257 - The North Porch.
Between the corridor and north porch of there is a water pool made of marble.

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