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noun as in altar

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On the north side is part of a fourteenth-century reredos, probably that which stood behind the high altar.

Traces of colour are to be seen in the reredos and the roof over it.

There is a good tower-arch, a five-shafted font, and excellent wagon-shaped roofs; chancel-screen and reredos are modern.

In the Lutheran churches, though the Mass was gone, reredos and crucifix remained untouched.

He became a constant guest at the castle, and Lady Montfort presented his church with a reredos of alabaster.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reredos, such as: shrine, chantry, font, tabernacle, and retable.

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