Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Undercroft Definition

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Undercroft

A vaulted chamber, partly or fully underground, usually used for storage. The term is sometimes used interchangeably with 'crypt', though crypt was used primarily as a burial place and place for holding relics, whereas an undercroft was used for general storage purposes.

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This fourth son of Edward III was virtual ruler of England from 1371-1399



07 August, 1641

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