In some cases, the spaces are animated and transformed into stage sets inhabited by dismantled altarpieces, choir stalls
or elaborately carved ceilings detached from their original settings.
The reredos and flanking panelling had been installed in 1911 and was a scholarly and appropriate classical design by the distinguished Arts and Crafts architect Detmar Blow, while the panelling between this and the choir stalls
dated from 1678-79 and was the work of Cornelius Austin, who was also responsible for the present canopies above the Tudor stalls.
I had wanted, for the sake of old times, to stand again in the choir stalls
Tales from Old Testament and New, scenes of the Last Judgement, or lives of saints were painted in frescoes on the inner walls, carved on stone doors and columns or wooden choir stalls
, retold in stained-glass windows.
45] D'Estouteville's own contribution of lavishly carved choir stalls
to Rouen bears witness, as we shall see, to the same artistic impulse.
Other items - ancient ceilings, doorways, choir stalls
and individual artworks of every type - he voraciously sought out and secured through art dealers.
The design featured an imposing exterior, centre aisle, a chancel raised from the nave by steps with choir stalls
either side and an organ chamber behind each side of the choir.
Further down the sloping roadway on the left is the impressive frontage of the Assembly Rooms, built in 1774, before we reach St John's Church on the corner of Grainger Street which houses a memorial to Richard Grainger and choir stalls
with the distinctive wooden mice denoting the craftsmanship of Robert "ompson.
AN APPLICANT to the Wallasey tribunal today for temporary exemption described himself as an ecclesiastical carver and stated that he was engaged upon the choir stalls
for the Liverpool cathedral.
The floor of the building and the old doors will be replaced, but the medieval choir stalls
will be kept in place.
Between 1736 and 1739, the architect, John Wood the Elder, carried out a restoration of the eastern half of the cathedral, during the course of which he threw out all the choir stalls
installed by Bishop John Marshall during the 1480s.
Admiring her from the choir stalls
of Pelton Church in County Durham, it really was love at first sight.
Right at the start conductor Stephen Bell noticed that a woman almost opposite him, in the choir stalls
, was enthusiastically going through the motions of conducting the orchestra with him.
At one of those, 830 children sang, occupying the stalls, with the audience in the circles and choir stalls
Our picture on the right was taken back in 1980, and show how there was a controlled scramble as the boys get into their surplices and collars ready to troop out ot the choir stalls
of St Nicholas Cathedral in Newcastle on May 26, 1980.