How to use Burnt-down in a sentence
The town was almost entirely burnt down in 1887, and its buildings are newthe church (1888-1893), the Norrbotten Museum and a technical school being the most important.
Curiously enough the cottage, a stone building, built by the same duke for Jean Jacques Rousseau, still stands in the park, while the ducal residence was burnt down by the sans-culottes.
The town was half burnt down in 1902.
Near the "Elephant and Castle" is the Metropolitan Tabernacle, the original building of which, burnt down in 1898, became famous under the Baptist preacher, Charles Spurgeon.
Of her numerous temples at Rome, the most ancient was appropriately in the forum olitorium (vegetable market), built during the first Punic war, and since that time twice burnt down and restored.Advertisement
The cathedral was burnt down by the French in 1789 and restored in 1831.
In 845 church, monastery and town were burnt down by the Norsemen, and two years later the see of Hamburg was united with that of Bremen and its seat transferred to the latter city.
About two-thirds of the town was burnt down in 1862.
His manufactory was burnt down in 1575, but was rebuilt.
Nearly in the centre of Kojimachi-ku, on an eminence, surrounded by moats, stood the castle of Yedo, formerly the residence of the shoguns, which was burnt down in 1873.Advertisement
The town, which existed in the middle of the 13th century, was burnt down in 1864 during the assault by the Prussians upon the Diippler trenches.
The town retains several picturesque old houses, and in the vicinity, by the river, are the ruins of the 16th century mansion of Cowdray, burnt down in 1793.
The palace occupies part of the site covered by the old palace burnt down in 1731, and it was built in the reign of the empress Maria Theresa.
Among theatres Dublin has, in the Royal, a handsome building which replaced the old Theatre Royal, burnt down in 1880.
This church was erected on the site of the cathedral in the beginning of the 12th century; it was built in the Byzantine style and was burnt down by the French in 1761.Advertisement
Outside the fort nothing was to be seen but burnt-down houses and putrid bodies.
He was buried in the church of Croydon, and his monument there with his recumbent effigy was in great part destroyed in the fire by which the church vas burnt down in 1867.
It was burnt down in 1891, but rebuilt; it has a dependency for girls within the town.
Although it was burnt down in 1188, Magdeburg became a flourishing commercial town during the 13th century, and was soon an important member of the Hanseatic League.
In 1609 it was captured by the elector palatine, and in 1676 and 1698 it was burnt down by the French.Advertisement
The old town hall, burnt down in 1895, has been replaced by a modern edifice.
He became a merchant at Athens, and in 1847 his house was burnt down in an anti-Semitic riot.
The Lords used another apartment of the palace, but on the 16th of October 1834 the whole of the buildings, except the hall, was burnt down.
The town, which was created a royal burgh by David I., was burnt down about the middle of the 13th century.
It replaced two earlier churches of that name, the first of which was built by Constantius and burnt down in 404, on the occasion of the exile of Chrysostom, while the second was erected by Theodosius II.Advertisement
The remaining inhabitants, after seeing their city burnt down by Xerxes, furnished a force of 1800 men to the confederate Greek army at Plataea.
July 18 th 1896 The Three Tuns, Glemsford, has been burnt down together with a fiber shed adjoining.
The Town of Henley was burnt down but quickly recovered for in 1295 it had 69 burgesses.
And in the resulting conflagration the bothy burnt down.
His own castle at Inverey was in turn also burnt down and he had many escapades.Advertisement
The Dominican monastery was founded in 1482, burnt down during the Turkish assaults in 1571, later restored and fortified with a tower.
The old, by now Tudor, mansion was burnt down and the Royalists driven back to the high ground in the west.