The Chancel

The chancel is the area east of the nave, through the chancel arch and screen. The sanctuary is the holiest part of the church containing the altar or communion table. It is often set on a raised step and separated from the chancel by altar or communion rails. Many chancels have a large east window, and often there is a door to the vestry, where vestments and other items are kept. Most churches did not have choirs or need choir stalls until the 19th century. 

The chancel as it now appears is the result of two major alterations. In 1479 the original central tower had become so ruinous that it was taken down and rebuilt at the west end of the nave.

In the chancel there is a banner with details of all the features - see the link below:-

Chancel Banner