How to use Embattled in a sentence
The large parish church of St Teilo has a low embattled Perpendicular tower.
This is a beautiful specimen of Perpendicular work, embattled, flanked by spired turrets, and covered with panel work.
It has interesting brasses of the 15th and 16th centuries and an early embattled tower.
It is an episcopal see, and possesses a Gothic cathedral, dating from 1524, and constructed with massive embattled walls and belfry so as to resemble a fortress.
The church of St Michael has a Norman square embattled tower surmounted by a spire, and an apsidal chancel.Advertisement
For what to the others was chiefly a promise of personal salvation became for the indomitable will of Knox an assurance also of victory, even in this world, over embattled forces of ancient wrong.
The Gothic cathedral, said by tradition to date from 1107, but probably of 13th or 14th century 'workmanship, has the appearance of a fortress, with embattled walls and two solid towers.
It is a square tower built over a circular, probably Norman, arch, and has embattled corner turrets.
The embattled castle contains the two-handed sword of Sir Almeric Tristram, the Anglo-Norman conqueror of the hill of Howth, and a portrait of Dean Swift holding one of the Drapier letters, with Wood, the coiner against whom he directed these attacks, prostrate before him.
C. French (a native of Concord) marks the spot where once " the embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard round the world " (Emerson).Advertisement
This is an ancient and prosperous market town of picturesque old houses clustering round a fine parish church, with a high embattled tower, and a remarkable south porch with parvise.
The church of St Nicholas is a large and handsome structure in various styles of architecture, and consists of nave, chancel and aisles, with a square embattled tower having pinnacles at the angles.
Each arch [was] cinquefoiled, and the whole surmounted by an embattled cornice with small pinnacles.
As the state became increasingly embattled, so its appeals to national identity inevitably reflected the imperial and centralizing mission of the state.
It is not only church liberals who have felt embattled over recent decades.Advertisement
Barbara Castle and Jim Callaghan handled the 1968 Donovan Report so disastrously, and the government became embattled with the trade unions.
Central bay is a full height canted bay window beneath an embattled parapet, with 5 light mullions.
There is an embattled parapet around the slate roof.
Burton's original church had a narrow octagonal spire, set back behind the embattled parapet.
It has an embattled western tower, with spire containing five bells.Advertisement
The whole aspect of Badajoz recalls its stormy history; even the cathedral, built in 1258, resembles a fortress, with massive embattled walls.
The tower is embattled, and has belfry windows of two trefoiled lights with a quatrefoil in the head.
Burton 's original church had a narrow octagonal spire, set back behind the embattled parapet.
The always dramatic and embattled Courtney Love loses custody of her daughter Frances Bean…again.
Sometimes accidents took place on the airfields that were scattered across this embattled country during the war.Advertisement
The church of St Gwendoline, restored in 1873, is in Perpendicular style, with an embattled tower restored in 1898.
The parish church (1769) has some columns of an earlier building, interesting brasses and strong embattled tower.
It has a very picturesque appearance, especially when approached from the north, with its embattled walls and towers filling the whole breadth of the valley.
Under the Norman earls of Cornwall this was rebuilt, embattled and furnished with munitions of war.
St Michael's church is a cruciform Early English and Decorated building, with a picturesque embattled rectory adjoining.
The church of St Michael, standing high above the valley, is a fine embattled Perpendicular building with western tower and spire.
Coity church, dating from the 14th century, is a fine cruciform building with central embattled tower in Early Decorated style.
It possesses the rare feature of two western towers, the one square and embattled, the other octagonal and bearing a short spire.