Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Lady Chapel Definition

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Lady Chapel

A chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary, usually located at the extreme east end of a church. Most large churches and cathedrals had a Lady Chapel, and smaller churches frequently had a side altar dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

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