Glossary of Medieval Art and Architecture
The area of the church opposite the east end. The west end
usually functions as the main
entrance to the church. When one enters a church from the west end, the
left side is the north side, and the right is the south side.
Contrast with east end.
See also screen facade,
here for pronounciation
West End of the Cathedral of Notre Dame
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