The chapter house

where the canons gathered, seated on the stone benches along sides of room, for a chapter of the Rule read every day, for Abbey business, confession and discipline. The plaster walls would have been painted, and slight traces remain. The canons took a vow of silence but they could speak regarding Abbey business here, although no private conversations were allowed.

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