Clock-tower Sentence Examples
Evidence of the intense interest taken by American visitors in Stratford is seen in the memorial fountain and clock-tower presented in 1887, and in a window in the church illustrating scenes from the Incarnation and containing figures from English and American history.
In the principal square stands the town hall, built in1448-1457in the VenetianGothic style, and skilfully restored after a fire in 1876; opposite is a clock tower resembling that of the Piazza di San Marco at Venice.
To the north, just within the old wall line, stands the citadel, surrounded by a high wall, with a lofty clock-tower which commands an excellent view.
Considerable additions of later date, in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles, are due to the Despensers and to Beauchamp, earl of Warwick, while the present residential part is of various dates ranging from the 15th century down to the last half of the r 9th, when a thorough restoration, including the addition of a superbly ornamented clock-tower, was carried out.
The place was modernized about a generation ago by Zia Pasha, the poet, when governor, and is now an unusually well built Turkish town with good bazaar and khans and a fine clock-tower.Advertisement
The town-hall, a large florid building of Classic order, stands on an eminence, and its clock tower forms a landmark; it contains the spacious Centennial Hall (commemorating the first Australian colonization here in 1787), and has one of the finest organs in the world.
In this quarter are the remains (16th century) of the château of the dukes of Bar, dismantled in 1670, the old clock-tower and the college, built in the latter half of the 16th century.
It is first mentioned in 1322, was bought with the adjacent hostelry in 1405 by the city and rearranged as a town hall, and has since, from time to time, been enlarged by the purchase of adjoining patrician houses, forming a complex of buildings of various styles and dates surmounted by a clock tower.
Among the public buildings constructed since 1911 are the town hall with a clock tower 170 ft.
In the same line as the façade of the cathedral are the Broletto (in black and white marble), dating from 1215, the seat of the original rulers of the commune, and the massive clock-tower.Advertisement
Public monuments are few, but include a statue of Queen Victoria (1903) and a South African War memorial (1905) in front of the city hall; the Albert Memorial (1870), in the form of a clock-tower, in Queen Street; a monument to the same prince in High Street; and a statue in Wellington Place to Dr Henry Cooke, a prominent Presbyterian minister who died in 1868.
Of the original building only the clock tower (sent from Holland in 1727) remains.
The most conspicuous feature is the clock tower and belfry, zoo ft.
The city hall on the east side is surmounted by a tall clock-tower containing one of the largest bells in the world.
At its side rises a handsome clock-tower erected in 1505.Advertisement
There are a modern cathedral, a school of viticulture and a high school, besides an ancient clock-tower and the palace (Konak) formerly occupied by the Turkish pashas.
An old Moorish minaret has been turned into a clock tower.
The French were in possession of the place in 1797 and again in 1805; and in 1809 Marshal Macdonald having, in accordance with the terms of the peace of Vienna, entered the citadel which he had vainly besieged, blew it all up with the exception of the belltower and the citizens' or clock tower.
Among the principal buildings are the Federal building, erected at a cost of $2,000,000; the city and county hall, costing $1,500,000, with a clock tower 245 ft.
The town hall in the Scottish Baronial style has a clock-tower 130 ft.Advertisement
A fountain and a curious clock-tower in the Piazza, which terminates the Stradone towards the east, were erected by Onofrio, the architect and engineer whose aqueduct, built about 1440, supplied Ragusa with water from the neighbouring hills.
To take one's watch from the pocket and look at it when from a familiar clock-tower a familiar bell strikes a familiar hour, is an instance of a habitual action initiated by a sense perception outside attentive consciousness.
The buildings of this market are Dutch in style and have a quaint clock tower.
Among other buildings worthy of mention (apart from those having naval or military connexion) the principal is the town-hall (1890), a fine classic building standing alone in a square, and surmounted by a handsome clock tower.
About half-way down the Chandni Chauk is a high clock-tower.Advertisement
Opposite the municipal buildings are the post and telegraph offices, a fine edifice (built 1881-1885) with a clock tower 164 ft.
These are not very striking, the high roofs of dark slate, the cross-surmounted turrets and the lofty clock-tower being the chief features.
The sitting of parliament is signified by a flag on Victoria Tower in daytime and by a light at the summit of the clock tower at night.
Its chief buildings are a fine town-hall with lofty clock-tower and spire (1889), containing the municipal offices, free library, &c.; the exchange, county court, Dorman memorial museum and Roman Catholic cathedral.
The only remarkable buildings in the town are a striking clock-tower of the 15th century (the remains of a Franciscan convent) and the Musee Chabrand, which contains a very complete collection of birds, both European and extra-European.
The market hall (1880) surmounted by a clock-tower is in geometrical Decorated style.
The most prominent public buildings are the Houses of Parliament, to which an excellent library is attached; the town hall, a beautiful building of brown and white Tasmanian freestone in Italian style; the museum and national art gallery, and the general post office (1904) with its lofty clock-tower.
The historical town's Clock Tower is the only medieval town belfry in England.
To answer one query that appeared, I do recall often visiting the crypt of the Clock Tower for the usual reason.
The clock tower in the background belongs to the old tollbooth.
In this quarter are the remains (16th century) of the chÃ¢teau of the dukes of Bar, dismantled in 1670, the old clock-tower and the college, built in the latter half of the 16th century.
In the same line as the faÃ§ade of the cathedral are the Broletto (in black and white marble), dating from 1215, the seat of the original rulers of the commune, and the massive clock-tower.
The clock tower in the background belongs to the old Tollbooth.
Phantom - With Peter Pan in your party talk to Tinkerbell and agree to let her take you to the clock tower.
When visitors enter the New York FAO Schwarz toy store, they are greeted by a musical clock tower singing "Welcome to Our World of Toys."
Canterbury Clock Tower has a Dickens theme.