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A freestanding building, or a room or recess serving as a place of Christian worship in a church or other building.


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ANCHORITE CELL A small dwelling for the solitary confinement of a pious reclusive religious man or monk, often attached to the north wall of a church. A squint enabled the occupant to witness the Mass.
BURIAL An interment of human or animal remains. Use specific term where known.
BURIAL AISLE A projecting wing or chapel within a church, or a freestanding building, used privately by a family for burial.
CELL A monastic enclave dependent on a mother house.
CHAPLAINCY A freestanding building or a room serving as a place of worship, congregation or contemplation.
SUNDAY SCHOOL A school in which instruction is given on a Sunday, especially such a school for children connected with a parish or congregation. Linked Data resource