Reredos sentence example

reredos
  • The foreign "retable" is, therefore, what should in English be called a "reredos" (q.v.), though that is not in modern usage a movable feature.

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  • The church of St Peter, erected about 1too and renewed in the Gothic style in the 15th century, has a lofty steeple (365 ft.) and contains a very fine carved oak reredos by Hans Bruggemann, which is regarded as the most valuable work of art in Schleswig-Holstein.

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  • It possesses a fine painted reredos.

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  • This baldachin, called liturgically the ciborium, is sometimes hung from the roof by chains in such a way that it can be lowered or raised; sometimes it is fixed to the wall or reredos; sometimes it is a solid structure of wood covered with metal or of marble supported on four columns.

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  • But in the middle ages the altars were placed against the east wall of the churches, or else against a reredos erected at the east side of the altar, so as to prevent all access to the table from that side; the celebrant was thus brought round to the west side and caused to stand between the people and the altar.

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  • Often there is a reredos behind it; it is also fenced in by rails to preserve it from profanation of various kinds.

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  • The church is otherwise remarkable for its reredos and iron work.

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  • The fine church of St James contains an early font with Norman carving, a rich Norman doorway, a painted reredos, and a beautiful old roodstone in good preservation.

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  • Hinds Groome's own memorial is a splendid little reredos, showing the Last Supper.

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  • The reredos, altar rails, and pulpit are of modern carved oak, and were erected by subscription in 1878.

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  • The Sanctuary The wooden panel which originally stood behind the main altar presently forms the reredos to the altar in the south aisle.

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  • The same artist also designed the reredos in the Chapel of the Holy Cross.

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  • A donation was made to Elford Church in April 1849 which included a terracotta reredos similar to that of Church Leigh.

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  • Below the window is a paneled reredos, flanked by lofty pinnacles of wood.

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  • The interior contains an interesting Art Nouveau reredos and font.

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  • In 1961, the Victorian reredos was removed from the sanctuary of St Mary, to enable a repair to the east wall.

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  • There was a large white sandstone reredos with a figure of Christ on it erected.

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  • Turning ahead of you to the new chancel, there is the mighty alabaster reredos.

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  • The Chancel with its ornate reredos is of a later design by Peter Paul Pugin in 1881.

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  • Some of the chapel stonework including the Italian marble altar reredos more than likely came from the Cistercian Abbey at Llantarnam.

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  • Also in the chancel, below the C15 east window, is a carved reredos of the Last Supper.

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  • Colonel and Mrs Seymour of Brockham Park organized a memorial fund to provide the reredos of English oak, carved in Munich.

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  • Behind the altar is a reredos with three painted panels showing the Last Supper.

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