- a gallery above a rood screen, approached from stairs, used for chantings and readings.
Examples from the Web for rood loft
Historical Examples of rood loft
It is fixed to the wall containing the staircase to the rood-loft.
A schoolmaster with his boys fled into a church and hid trembling in the rood-loft.The Age of Erasmus
P. S. Allen
On the south side of the chancel arch is a rood-loft staircase turret, of which both the upper and lower doorways remain.
Near the top of the wall of a cupola-shaped south finial of the rood-loft turret, is an old sun-dial.
Its rood-loft, carved stalls, altar screen, and monuments require a chapter to themselves.The Roof of France