Shibboleth: A Templar Monitor, by George Cooper Connor, , at sacred-texts.com
This plate illustrates how a Commandery that has only one large apartment can utilize the same for the Asylum and Prelate's Hall, during the conferring of the Order of the Temple.
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The same arrangement is available in the Red Cross. The Asylum becomes the Audience Chamber, and the Prelate's Hall becomes the Council Chamber. Of course the Standard Bearer removes his chair to allow the entrance of the Candidate.
As a rule this arrangement is to be preferred except in Temples where there is a large Prelate's Hall separate from the Asylum.