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A Literary & Historical travel guide to the Sussex Coast

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unique, each consisting of a central round column and four widely detached shafts, foliage capitals— all this of Purbeck marble.
In the new east wall was provided a moulded arch to open into the shortened but enriched Lady Chapel, over it "triforium" arcading with sump­tuous carving, and above three great lancet win­dows. Little chapels, each with a turret supporting
a tall spire, were added to the east ends of the aisles. The apse of the north transept was re­placed by the large chapel that long formed the chancel of the sub-deanery church and is now the library; its single round pillar and vaulting-shafts have carved capitals. Above it is a chamber which was once a chapel and retains a piscina, now part of the library ; it is covered by a very late wooden roof. The corresponding apse on the south was
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