A (usually decorated) screen that separates the In a church with a cruciform floor plan, the part of the church that lies on the side of the nave opposite to the transept. The main altar is in the choir. or chancel from the The transept forms, as it were, the crossbeam of the cruciform floor plan. The transept consists of two semi transepts, each of which protrudes from the nave on the left and right. and the The rear part of the church which is reserved for the congregation. The nave extends to the transept.. This makes the chancel an enclosed
A small church that is not a parish church. It may be part of a larger entity such as a hospital, school, or an alms-house, or it may stand alone.
An enclosed part of a church with its own altar.
within the church. On the rood screen there is usually a Large crucifix hanging in the first arch of the choir or chancel. In churches with a rood screen, the triumphal cross usually stands on this. and sometimes an organ.
In Antwerp, St. James’s still has such a rood screen and a little further away, in Lier, St. Gummarus’s church.