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Double chapel

The double chapel, sometimes double church, is a chapel or church building with two storeys that either have a central aperture enabling their simultaneous use for services or are completely separate, just connected by a staircase, and used for different liturgical functions. In the latter type, there is often a crypt on the lower level and a celebratory space on the upper floor.

Chapel of San Mikiel Is-Sancir

The Chapel of St Michael more popularly known in Maltese as Il-Kappella tas-San Cir or Il-Kappella ta San Mikiel is Sancir is a medieval chapel located in the limits of Rabat, Malta in an area referred to as Gnien is-Sultan.

Chapel of St Basil, Mqabba

St Basils Chapel is a Roman Catholic medieval church located in Mqabba, Malta. It is the only church building in Malta dedicated to St Basil the Great.

Church of St Clement, Watermael-Boitsfort

The Church of St Clement is a Roman Catholic church in the municipality of Watermael-Boitsfort in Brussels. It is one of the earliest examples of Romanesque architecture in Belgium, dating from the 11th century.

Convent of the Capuchos (Sintra)

The Convent of the Friars Minor Capuchin, popularly known as the Convent of the Capuchos, but officially the Convento de Santa Cruz da Serra da Sintra, is a historical convent consisting of small quarters and public spaces located in the civil parish of São Pedro de Penaferrim, in the municipality of Sintra. Its creation was associated with the Portuguese Viceroy of India, D. João de Castro, and his family, but became a pious community of reclusive clergy that continued to occupy cramp humble spaces in the complex, until the religious orders were abolished in Portugal.

Architecture of the medieval cathedrals of England

The medieval cathedrals of England, which date from between approximately 1040 and 1540, are a group of twenty-six buildings that constitute a major aspect of the country’s artistic heritage and are among the most significant material symbols of Christianity. Though diversified in style, they are united by a common function. As cathedrals, each of these buildings serves as central church for an administrative region and houses the throne of a bishop. Each cathedral also serves as a regional centre and a focus of regional pride and affection. Only sixteen of these buildings had been cathedr ...