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CROFT, obsolete. A little close adjoining to a dwelling-house, and enclosed for pasture or arable, or any particular use. Jacob's Law Dict.

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Founded in 1130, the Abbey, which has housed Cistercian monks, boasted Tudor splendour and seen thriving industry over the centuries, has benefited from significant interpretational and structural improvements over the last decade - with critical work on the undercroft just completed.
"The Undercroft will provide a fantastic new venue in the heart of the city which we are aiming to open it to the public in the Autumn of 2020." Becky Clark, the Church of England's Director of Churches and Cathedrals, said: "Creating positive and lasting change for people and communities is a vision The National Lottery Heritage Fund shares with cathedrals, so the news that Worcester Cathedral has benefitted from this most recent round of funding is tremendous.
The undercroft is part of a grade II-listed town house, probably medieval in origin having been possibly extended circa 1800.
A spokesperson for Coventry City Council said: "We are undertaking a small scale refurbishment and architectural enhancement scheme in the undercroft at St Mary's Guildhall.
In a rare honour, the former Cabinet minister was laid in rest overnight at Parliament's Chapel of St Mary Undercroft.
They were told to gather in The Undercroft between noon and 2pm at Windsor Castle, while the staff at Holyrood in the coffee shop and Abbey Strand.
When complete it will deliver 132 one and two-bedroom apartments sitting over an undercroft car park.
Earlier, the longest-serving prime minister of the 20th century left Parliament for the last time as a hearse took her body from the crypt chapel of St Mary Undercroft in the Palace of Westminster to the start of the military procession at St Clement Danes in The Strand.
The day before the funeral the coffin will be transferred to the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft in the Palace of Westminster.
They now make up part of Durham Cathedral's PS1.2m makeover of its Undercroft, to include a new coffee shop and gift store.