Chapter Houses

A building attached to a cathedral or monastery where the monks or chapter hold regular meetings.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
20
Names
chapter house
chapter houses
chapter-houses
chapterhouses
chapter rooms
houses, chapter
rooms, chapter
kapittelzalen Dutch
kapittelzaal Dutch
salas capitulares Spanish
sala capitular Spanish

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Designates assembly halls for the business meetings of religious or fraternal organizations.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007418. The J. Paul Getty Trust.