How to use Rood-screen in a sentence
The church is cruciform and the altar stands beneath the eastern lantern arch, a fine rood screen separating off the choir, which was devoted to monastic use, while the nave was kept for the parishioners, in consequence of a dispute between the vicar and the monastery in 1499.
Previous to the dissolution, a rood-screen bearing a gigantic rood, the object of many pilgrimages, stood to the west of the tower.
The choir extended westwards for three bays beyond the tower and terminated in a stone rood-screen.
The cruciform church of St Saviour is of the 14th and, 5th centuries, and contains a graceful rood-screen of the 16th century, an ancient stone pulpit and interesting monuments.
The church of St Gery (18th century) contains, among other works of art, a marble rood-screen of Renaissance workmanship. The Place d'Armes, a large square in the centre of the town, is bordered on the north by a handsome hotel de ville built in 1634 and rebuilt in the 19th century.Advertisement
Band of carved vine leaf cornice from the medieval rood screen set along the sill of the window.
Behind the rood screen dado is Suffolk's most complete set of return stalls.
It features a richly carved oak rood screen and a minstrel's gallery above.
The 15th century rood screen is painted with figures.
The interior, with its oak rood screen dividing the nave from the choir, is in perfect taste.Advertisement
Parker's drawing of the rood screen reveals its sophistication.
The rood screen is also 14th century and a colorful tapestry hangs on the west wall.
Parker 's drawing of the rood screen reveals its sophistication.