Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches

History and Architecture


The choir is the part of a church were services are sung. The term also more generally refers to the eastern end of a church, whether or not it was reserved for singing. Choirs often have wooden pews or seats for choristers arranged along the walls, facing the centre of the choir. In larger churches such stalls can be elaborately decorated and finely carved.

Also spelled: quire

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This battle took place on or about 8 January 871 between King Alfred and a Danish army

21 March, 1282

Dafydd ap Gruffudd launches revolt

Dafydd is reluctantly joined by his brother Llewelyn. The rebellion signalled Edward I's second invasion of north Wales

She was later dubbed 'the Nine Day's Queen'

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