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A church pew with high wooden back and ends and a closing door is known as a box pew.  With no closing door it is known as a bench pew.

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

Box pew and Bench pew

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Box pew at St Mary's, Fordwich

Bench pew at St Nicholas, Harbledown

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