Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches

History and Architecture

Quire

An alternative spelling for choir, the place where services are sung. Choirs are commonly in the chancel, at the east end of the church, generally separated from the nave by the chancel arch and possibly a screen.

Related: Arch   Chancel   Chancel Arch   Choir   Nave  

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