apse chapel


A chapel radiating from one of the bays of the apse and reached by an ambulatory (passageway). Saint Martin’s, Tours, France, is the Common example of the ambulatory and radiating chapels. It is a continental form rare in England.

MLA Citation

  • “apse chapel”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 November 2019. Web. 10 April 2021. <>