retrochoir


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retrochoir

A chapel behind the high altar of a church but in front of the Lady chapel if there is one.
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1460 decorating the vault ribs in the retrochoir of Rosslyn Chapel, Scotland.
2), by Terenzio d'Urbino, dating from the first decade of the seventeenth century; was placed by the Capuchins over the altar in their new retrochoir at SS.