Balustrade sentence example

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  • The irregularly shaped precinct around the temple was enclosed by a balustrade about 3 ft.
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  • Above is a graceful balustrade behind which is a lofty roof, and at the angles are towers perforated for the passage of the light.
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  • In San Clemente at Rome the presbytery is enclosed with a marble balustrade or screen.
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  • In medieval architecture the term is applied on the European continent to that portion of a chancel, which, enclosed with a railing or balustrade in front of the altar, is devoted to the celebration of the Holy Eucharist; this in England is generally known as the presbytery.
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  • The Dominican church is approached by a sloping flagged lane, having on one side a beautifully ornamented balustrade of the 18th century.
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  • The columned, round-headed windows are set in deeply between the pillars which carry the massive entablature, and this again is surmounted by a balustrade with obelisks at each angle and figures marking the line of each bay.
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  • The building, sometimes of huge dimensions, is invariably surrounded by a raised gallery, reached by a flight of steps in the centre of the approach front, the balustrade of which is a continuation of the gallery railing.
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  • Approached by a flight of steps partly rock-cut, it had at the rear of the porch a balustrade with marble lions' heads through which the water overflowed.
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  • Its general plan is that of a Greek cross, with two great naves and three aisles, twenty side-chapels and a magnificent high altar supported by marble columns and surrounded by a tumbago balustrade with sixty-two tumbago statues carrying elaborate candelabra made from a rich alloy of gold, silver and copper.
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  • The massively moulded ormolu stair balustrade of Northumberland House, now at 49 Prince's Gate; the candelabra at Windsor and Buckingham Palace, produced in Birmingham by the firm of Messenger; the cast-iron railings with javelin heads and lictors' fasces, the tripods, Corinthian column standard lamps and candelabra, boat-shaped oil lamps and tent-shaped lustres with classic mountings, are examples of the metal-work of a style which, outside the eccentric Brighton Pavilion and excursions into Gothic and Elizabethan, was universally accepted in the United Kingdom from the days of the Regency until after the accession of Victoria.
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  • At the point where you meet the road there is a short run of stone balustrade on your right by the end shop.
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  • Where the terrace is in front of the center a glass balustrade is used.
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  • This is surrounded by an imposing balustrade with twisted balusters, similar to a set of communion rails.
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  • Radiator, pattern tiled floor, pine spindled balustrade to staircase off.
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  • Temporary lights illuminate the corners as we round the mezzanine balcony with its carved wooden balustrade.
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  • The arched entrance itself is surmounted by a stone balustrade, echoed at third floor level by a timber balustrade and arch.
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  • The profile of the seat is taken from a feature found on a wooden balustrade at Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto.
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  • Above is a broad low broach spire over squared bell stage with open balustrade; all of tower covered in wooden shingles.
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  • Against the glittering backdrop of the glass block wall the simplicity of the bespoke metal balustrade accentuates the clean, modern feel.
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  • At last she leaned over the balustrade, and her eyes filled with tears as she watched the moonlight turning the flowers to silver.
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  • Recessed central section is spanned by one story Doric columned porch with entablature and balustrade.
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  • It is of steel girder construction but still looks quite rustic because of its timber balustrade.
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  • In the south aisle as a tomb with marble balustrade which is pointed out as that wherein St Nicholas was laid.
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  • Dado and picture rails plus a solid wooden staircase with decorative balustrade set the period tone of the property.
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  • The elaborate treatment of the drapery enveloping these female figures suggests an approach to the mannerism of later times; this and other indications point to the probability that the balustrade was added in the latter years of the Peloponnesian War.
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