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muniment room

noun, British.
1.
a storage or display room in a castle, church, university, or the like, where pertinent historical documents and records are kept.
Origin of muniment room
1655-1665
First recorded in 1655-65
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  • It is there my father found all these fine poems, you know, up in the muniment room.'

    Bristol Bells Emma Marshall
  • There is another copy of the present document, but fragmentary and decayed, in the muniment room of Canterbury Cathedral.

  • Over it was formerly the muniment room, but in 1870 the archives were removed to the Chapter House for greater safety.

    Exeter Sidney Heath
  • Several charters of this kind may be seen in the muniment room of the Chester Town Hall.

    Cheshire Charles E. Kelsey
  • The chapel and muniment room above should be inspected, but admission cannot now be obtained to the hall.

    Somerset G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
  • Ever since I fetched it, a year or two ago, with other deeds from the muniment room of Yatton Hall.

  • The room over the gate was used as a muniment room; in S. Johns the chamber in the tower serves this purpose.

    Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
  • Last, but far most striking of all the haunts of Chatterton, is that muniment room over the north porch.

  • The muniment room, which is approached from the south choir transept, is part of a two-storied building, octagonal in plan.

  • The old sacristy, now the vestry, is on the south of this transept; above this is the muniment room, the ancient treasury.

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