rood loft

[rood, fronted by a rood screen, in a rood loft, accessed by rood stairs]Article

Loft or gallery surmounting a rood screen, from which the priest sometimes read the Epistles and Gospels or preached to those assembled in the nave.

MLA Citation

  • “rood loft”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 December 2010. Web. 27 November 2015. <>