Hall Churches

A church whose side aisles are nearly as tall as its nave, creating an open, hall-like effect. Seen most frequently in Germany and eastern France.

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hall church
hall churches
churches, hall American English
Hallenkirchen American English
hall-churches British English
hallenkerken Dutch
hallenkerk Dutch
iglesias de una nave Spanish
iglesia de una nave Spanish

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Churches with side aisles as high or nearly as high as the nave; popular in Germany.

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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007490. The J. Paul Getty Trust.