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Precinct The close and buildings surrounding and including a Cathedral
Presbytery The east end of the church containing the high alter
Priory A monastic community of monks or nuns run by a prior or prioress and the buildings they occupy
Quire As Choir - The area of the church where the choristers and clergy sit
Relic An object or part of an object that has a connection with the past. Usually a religious object, e.g. bodily part of a saint.
Reredos Wall covering or screen behind the alter decorated with the twelve apostles
Retro-Choir The part of the church beyond the presbytery. East of the high alter. Not the Lady Chapel
Rood The cross of Christ
Rood Screen Stone or wooden screen division of the nave from the choir
Rose-Window A circular window that is built of tracery in the form of a rose
Roundel A round disc or panel. As in a stained glass window
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