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  • The octagonal campanile dates from 1273.

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  • To the north of Chieti is the octagonal church of S.

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  • It is square below, with an octagonal summit of a slightly later period.

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  • North of this plain are the five springs of et-Tabighah, the largest of which was enclosed about a century ago in an octagonal reservoir by `Ali, son of Dhahr el-Amir, and the water led off by an aqueduct 52 ft.

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  • It is beautifully placed near the river, and is a fine cruciform structure, partly Early English and partly Perpendicular, with a central tower and lofty octagonal spire.

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  • Directly under the altar is situated the pantheon or royal mausoleum, a richly decorated octagonal chamber with upwards of twenty niches, occupied by black marble urnas or sarcophagi, kept sacred for the dust of kings or mothers of kings.

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  • In both England and America in early braced bridges cast iron, generally in the form of tubes circular or octagonal in section, was used for compression members, and wrought iron for the tension members.

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  • It somewhat resembles the completed tower of Antwerp cathedral, and is crowned by a graceful octagonal lantern, the whole being nearly 290 ft.

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  • Asti has still numerous medieval towers, a fine Gothic cathedral of the 14th century, the remains of a Christian basilica of the 6th century, and the octagonal baptistery of S.

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  • Within the grounds, which comprise nearly 1500 acres, is the mausoleum erected by the 10th duke, a structure resembling in general design that of the emperor Hadrian at Rome, being a circular building springing from a square basement, and enclosing a decorated octagonal chapel, the door of which is a copy in bronze of Ghiberti's gates at Florence.

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  • The octagonal sacristy (before 1488), with niches below and a gallery above, with stucco decorations by Bramante himself (the frieze with putti and medallions is ascribed to Caradosso), is a masterly work, and one of his best.

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  • are some ruins of the ancient abbey of St Bavon and of a 12th-century octagonal chapel dedicated to St Macharius.

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  • From the same century dates the octagonal building which, formerly a gaol, now contains a good public library.

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  • Adjacent to the cathedral is the octagonal baptistery of 1167,_ 9 2 ft.

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  • In Speer's hydrometer the stem has the form of an octagonal prism, and upon each of the eight faces a scale is engraved, indicating the percentage strength of the spirit corresponding to the several divisions of the scale, the eight scales being adapted respectively to the temperature 35°, 40°, 45 50°, 55, 60°, 65° and 70° F.

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  • The octagonal baptistery is by Cellino di Nese (1339).

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  • Close to this stands the so-called tomb of Sitte Zobeide (Zobaida), with its octagonal base and pineapple dome, one of the most conspicuous and curious objects in the neighbourhood of Bagdad.

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  • South wall: four-bay perpendicular arcade with thick octagonal pillars and capitals, on bases of similar size.

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  • South wall: three-bay arcade with large two-centred arches springing from octagonal pillars and hollow-moulded capitals.

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  • Duff House, the Fife Gates Pair of polished ashlar octagonal gatepiers with molded stepped caps supporting fine carved stone urns.

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  • In 1986 large parts of the lost village were dramatically exposed on the beach, including the church tower with its distinctive octagonal belfry.

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  • It possesses the rare feature of two western towers, the one square and embattled, the other octagonal and bearing a short spire.

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  • The slender turrets massed round the western towers and the octagonal central tower, which forms a lantern within, are conspicuous features of the church.

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  • Here there are large summer hotels, old residences built in the prosperous days of whaling, old lean-to houses, old graveyards and an octagonal towered windmill built in 1746.

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  • The font itself is interesting for its early form, one common in the chief baptisteries of northern Italy: like an island in the centre of the great octagonal tank is a lobed marble receptacle, in which the officiating priest stood while he immersed the catechumens.

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  • Above this storey rise two towers of five stages, the fifth stage being formed by an octagonal cupola.

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  • The Public Walks forms a pleasant promenade parallel to the wall, and in the centre of it stands a picturesque octagonal Chapel of the Red Mount, exhibiting ornate Perpendicular work, and once frequented by pilgrims. The church of St Margaret, formerly the priory church, is a fine building with two towers at the west end, one of which was formerly surmounted by a spire, blown down in 1741.

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  • The so-called Tempio della Tosse, an octagonal domed structure just below the town, is probably a tomb of the 4th century A.D.

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  • The church of St Oswald is cruciform, Early English and later; a fine building' with a central tower and lofty octagonal spire.

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  • It is the mythical site of an octagonal house said to have been erected early in the 16th century by one John Groot, a Dutchman who had migrated to the north of Scotland by permission of James IV.

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  • The House of Lords contains tapestry dating from 1733, and remains in its original condition, but the octagonal House of Commons was demolished by the bank directors, and replaced with a cash-office.

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  • The Austin canons' house at Thornton, in Lincolnshire, is remarkable for the size and magnificence of its gate-house, the upper floors of which formed the guest-house of the establishment, and for possessing an octagonal chapter-house of Decorated date.

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  • In the market square stands a fine market cross of the 16th century, borne upon an octagonal battlemented basement.

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  • of Andria, was constructed by Frederick II., who frequently resided here; it is an octagonal building in two storeys with octagonal towers at each angle, and was further surrounded by three outer walls.

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  • in height, and it 'presents a skilful transition from a square base into an octagonal superstructure, which in its turn is surmounted by a pyramidal spire of the most exquisite open work in stone.

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  • It contains a large number of interesting monuments, including a brass with the date 873 (supposed to mark the restingplace of King !Ethelred I.), a lunar orrery of the 14th century and an octagonal Norman font of Purbeck marble.

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  • Fosca, a church of the 12th century, octagonal outside, with colonnades on five sides and a rectangular interior intended for a dome which was never executed, beyond which is a three-apsed choir.

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  • In the treasury of the cathedral is a magnificent silver monstrance dating from 1553, and an octagonal bowl, the Sacro Catino, brought from Caesarea in 1101, which corresponds to the descriptions given of the Holy Grail, and was long regarded as an emerald of matchless value, but was found when broken at Paris, whither it had been carried by Napoleon I., to be only a remarkable piece of ancient glass.

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  • The walls and ceiling of the fine Romanesque interior are covered with frescoes of 1570, subdued in colour and well suited to the character of the building; those of the octagonal cupola representing the Assumption of the Virgin are by Correggio, but much restored.

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  • In the centre is an octagonal font bearing date 1294.

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  • The cathedral church of St Mary dates from 1190-1225, but has been much altered in later times: it has a great square tower at the west end and two graceful octagonal towers at the east, and contains numerous memorials of the 17th century.

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  • The church of St Bartholomew is remarkable for a fine Early English tower surmounted by a Decorated spire; there are also beautiful Decorated windows and details in the body of the church, and a richly carved octagonal font.

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  • The cathedral of the 15th century contains an octagonal marble canopy with sculptures in relief, with a font below it belonging to the 8th century, but altered later.

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  • In the centre of the town is a picturesque half-timbered market cross (16x6), with an octagonal upper chamber raised on massive pillars of wood.

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  • The fine octagonal belfry was built early in the 15th century.

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  • Its Gothic cathedral, founded in 1037 and reconstructed in 1405, is the largest in Piedmont, and has a 13th century octagonal baptistery.

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  • The dome is octagonal.

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  • Among the principal public buildings are the town hall (1880), in the French Renaissance style; the county hall (1898), a handsome structure with octagonal tower and dome over the principal entrance; the large corn exchange (1837, enlarged 1862), including a concert-room; the market house, the sessions house, the county offices (1896) and the prison for the West Riding; the mechanics' institution with large library, church institute and library, and the fine art institution.

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  • It is octagonal, with figures carved on each side, representing the eight principal winds.

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  • Of the vast range of buildings for the accommodation of the monks hardly any part remains except the abbot's kitchen, noteworthy for its octagonal interior (the exterior plan being square, with the four corners filled in with fireplaces and chimneys), the porter's lodge and the abbey barn.

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  • This is of octagonal form, with very numerous parallel hedges and paths, and "six different entrances, whereof there is but one that leads to the centre, and that is attended with some difficulties and a great many stops."

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  • The church of High Halden, in the neighbourhood, is remarkable for its octagonal wooden tower constructed of huge timbers, with a belfry of wooden tiles (shingles), of the time of Henry VI.

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  • Other noteworthy objects in the castle are the fountain in the courtyard, decorated with four granite columns from Charlemagne's palace at Ingelheim; the Elisabethentor, a beautiful gateway named after the English princess; the beautiful octagonal bell-tower at the N.E.

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  • On Captain's Hill is the Standish Monument (begun in 1872), a circular tower, on an octagonal base, of rough Hallowell granite, surmounted by a statue of Miles Standish, 124 ft.

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  • In the nave is a little octagonal temple or chapel, which serves as a shrine for the most precious of the relics of Lucca, a cedar-wood crucifix, carved, according to the legend, by Nicodemus, and miraculously conveyed to Lucca in 782.

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  • In 1413, after the overthrow of Ladislaus by the emperor Sigismund, Hrvoje was banished; but a large octagonal tower, the Torre d'Harvoye, still bears his name.

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  • In the town itself there are no Roman remains; but there is a good Gothic cathedral in brick, and an interesting octagonal baptistery, attributed to the 8th or 9th century, the arches being supported by ancient columns, and the vaulting decorated with mosaics.

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  • A noteworthy building in the town is the octagonal town-hall, dating from 1747.

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  • The first is of the time of Henry III., a fine octagonal building, its vaulted roof supported by a slender clustered column of marble.

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  • The public portion of the buildings comprise an ornamental and lofty pavilion with entrances on each side, and a high-domed octagonal room in the centre, beautifully fitted and appointed, where public receptions take place.

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  • The chief room is the Orange Saloon, an octagonal hall 50 ft.

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  • In the plain to the south-west were the King's Gardens, now under grass, with an octagonal turf-covered mound called the King's Knot in the centre.

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  • The former is an example of a dome placed on an octagonal structure, and in its general plan is similar to the contemporary church of S.

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  • It has brasses and monuments of interest and a late Decorated baptistery of stone, an ornate roofed structure, octagonal in form.

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  • It has 6 octagonal faces (belonging to the original cube), and 8 triangular ones (belonging to the coaxial octahedron).

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  • The fine sculptures of the façade, with its beautiful windows, as also the octagonal dome, all belong to this period; Meliorantius, the sculptor of the portal of the cathedral (after 1155), took his inspiration hence.

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  • The nave arcades are of four bays, with octagonal shafts, molded capitals and bases, and pointed arches.

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  • The building has curious octagonal chimneys; perhaps guests were allowed to have small charcoal braziers in their rooms.

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  • East wall:- separated from the chancel by a straight buttress from which rises an octagonal chimney.

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  • The 14th century tall, octagonal chimney to the west of the Hall Block served the adjacent northern block.

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  • Today the village has around 380 houses ranging from listed manor houses and quaint cottages, to modern town houses and octagonal architect-designed dwellings.

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  • Bolton, Ducis de Manchester, 1777, " engraved armorial crest, octagonal, 14in.

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  • A two story main block had a central hall, surmounted by an octagonal cupola.

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  • At apex of roof the base of small domed octagonal cupola (now gone, 1983 ).

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  • Alongside the old White Lion stands a 17th century octagonal dovecote.

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  • The feng shui bagua map is an octagonal shaped map which allows you to evaluate in feng shui bagua map is an octagonal shaped map which allows you to evaluate in feng shui terms any living or working space.

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  • flanked by two slender octagonal towers.

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  • brick flues in the south of the site served to carry fumes toward a large octagonal chimney.

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  • At the back of the church is the octagonal font surmounted by a memorial canopy given by Flintshire Cricket Club.

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  • The font stood under the tower, an octagonal bowl with richly detailed crocketed traceried gables on each face.

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  • To the rear, four wings radiated from a central octagonal hub.

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  • It starts with the octagonal lantern topped by a gallery, then follows the spiral.

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  • Peter must use all the powers at his disposal to try to stop this diabolical madman in his octagonal tracks.

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  • Auto vent openers are standard on both of the top vents on the 8 x 8 Octagonal.

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  • The nave arches are borne on octagonal piers, probably of an earlier church.

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  • The aisle is separated from the nave by five large bays, resting on octagonal pillars.

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  • At the corners of the tower are bold buttresses, surmounted by octagonal turrets, with crocketted pinnacles.

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  • Furniture: an octagonal, worn yellow sandstone sundial plinth is located under an Irish yew tree near the southeast gates.

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  • polishing most rough diamonds is often octagonal, which is why many early diamonds are this shape.

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  • radiated from a central octagonal hub.

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  • Burton's original church had a narrow octagonal spire, set back behind the embattled parapet.

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  • On top of the tower is an unusual octagonal shingled spire.

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  • There is also an octagonal summerhouse on the hill above the grotto.

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  • surmounted by an octagonal cupola.

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  • It is a gothic-style stone building with octagonal tower and pinnacles, completed in 1843.

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  • Three octagonal turrets continue up above the roof line, reducing twice, with decorations on top.

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  • The first phase of this new building was the octagonal chapter-house with its elaborate vaulting and clustered central pillar.

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  • The plan is a Greek cross with four octagonal towers supported on the barrel vaulting of the four arms of the cross.

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  • Auto vent openers are standard on both of the top vent openers are standard on both of the top vents on the 8 x 8 Octagonal.

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  • The massive and richly decorated square tower in the centre of the west façade, which for centuries terminated in a temporary spire, was completed in 1890, according to the original plans, by the addition of an octagonal storey and a tall open spire (528 ft.), the loftiest ecclesiastical erection in the world, outstripping the twin spires of Cologne cathedral by 21 ft.

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  • Conspicuous among the art treasures of the interior is the well-known octagonal pulpit by Niccola Pisano, dating from 1266-1268.

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  • The church of Holy Trinity, Early Norman and Decorated in date, is chiefly of interest for its curious pillars, alternately round and octagonal, and for a window in the north aisle, which has five lights, and is known, on account of its unique shape, as the "fish-window."

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  • In Speer's hydrometer the stem has the form of an octagonal prism, and upon each of the eight faces a scale is engraved, indicating the percentage strength of the spirit corresponding to the several divisions of the scale, the eight scales being adapted respectively to the temperature 35°, 40°, 45 50°, 55, 60°, 65° and 70° F.

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  • The style is Gothic, very elaborately decorated, but it shows many peculiarities, for the work was continued through several centuries and after many designs by many masters, notably by Amadeo, who carried out the octagonal cupola (the pinnacle of which dates from 1774), and by Tibaldi, who laid down the pavement and designed a baroque facade.

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  • The fine sculptures of the façade, with its beautiful windows, as also the octagonal dome, all belong to this period; Meliorantius, the sculptor of the portal of the cathedral (after 1155), took his inspiration hence.

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  • The nave arcades are of four bays, with octagonal shafts, molded capitals and bases, and pointed arches of two chamfered orders.

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  • An Old Sheffield Plate octagonal snuffer tray made by Shaw & Fisher of England in the late 18th century.

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  • Burton 's original church had a narrow octagonal spire, set back behind the embattled parapet.

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  • Complicated designs like those with octagonal or hexagonal shapes or designs that include a shelter of some sort are more challenging for a first time woodworker.

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  • This octagonal plan from WoodZone.com has some attractive features like divided wood benches, an umbrella hole in the middle, and a center lazy susan.

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  • For do-it-yourselfers with more woodworking experience, building an outdoor hexagonal or octagonal table may be the perfect choice.

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  • The stained glass featured, divided staircase, octagonal shaped rooms and towers are all indicative of Gothic design.

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  • Vine rugs come in a range of shapes – rectangular, oval, circular, octagonal or long runner.

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  • Pagodas usually have an odd number of levels (often just one in smaller structures), and may be square, rectangular or octagonal in structure.

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  • Most 14K gold picture locket charms come in either heart shapes or oval, to best fit photographs of faces, but you can also find round or octagonal styles.

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  • Powerful is exactly what you'll feel in these square-shaped, almost octagonal beauties.

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  • To simplify working with a bagua chart, it is commonly changed from an octagonal shape with eight equal sectors to a square with nine equal sectors.

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  • This means the diamond has rectangular facets that run parallel to one another, along with clipped corners that give the stone an octagonal shape.

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  • They have clipped corners, giving the top face of the stone an octagonal shape.

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  • When regarded from above, Asscher cut diamonds resemble pyramids or octagonal snowflakes, depending on how the light is shining on them.

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  • Le Vian Chocolate Diamonds 14K White Gold Octagonal Earrings are done in a unique shape and have prong set diamonds in white that surround the exterior of the earrings and chocolate diamonds make up the interior portion.

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  • The subtly rounded octagonal shape of this watch face lends a modern air to a classic design.

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  • The church of St Mary and St Nicholas is a cruciform building in red sandstone, of the Decorated and Perpendicular periods, with a central octagonal tower.

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  • The older portion, the capella in palatio, an octagonal building surmounted by a dome, was designed on the model of San Vitale at Ravenna by Udo of Metz, was begun under Charlemagne's auspices in 796 and consecrated by Pope Leo III.

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  • Maria in Cosmedin) formed out of the octagonal hall of a Roman bath (?) - unless it is an originally Christian building - with mosaics of the 6th century imitating those of the baptistery of Neon, and freely restored; S.

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  • In this house, called by his friends "the goose-pie," because of its octagonal shape, the poet died on the 7th of January 1758.

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  • The Yarn Market, a picturesque octagonal building with deep sloping roof, in the main street, dates from c. 1600, and is a memorial of Dunster's former important manufacture of cloth.

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  • Above the shaft comes the arcaded bell-chamber, frequently built of Istrian stone; and above that again the attic, either round or square or octagonal, carrying either a cone or a pyramid or a cupola, sometimes surmounted by a cross or a gilded angel which serves as a weathercock.

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  • East of the Rocky Mountains (Washington, 1891), and his Report on the Mound Explorations of the Bureau of Ethnology in the 12th Report (1894) of that Bureau, supplementing his earlier bulletins, Problem of the Ohio Mounds and the Circular, Square and Octagonal Earthworks of Ohio (1889); and W.

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  • Its extensive front faced the river, and had a lofty central gateway, flanked by smaller entrances, and by two octagonal towers rising to some height above the body of the building.

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  • 5.17), and therefore cannot be of later date than 35 B.C. It is an octagonal marble structure, 42 ft.

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  • On the east side of the lake are remains of baths, including a great octagonal hall known as the Temple of Apollo, built of brickwork, and belonging to the 1st century.

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  • The massive and richly decorated square tower in the centre of the west façade, which for centuries terminated in a temporary spire, was completed in 1890, according to the original plans, by the addition of an octagonal storey and a tall open spire (528 ft.), the loftiest ecclesiastical erection in the world, outstripping the twin spires of Cologne cathedral by 21 ft.

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  • Fragments of a fine octagonal altar, probably belonging to the temple, were found.

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  • In the interior, which is supported by four pilasters and eight columns, the most striking features are the octagonal font and the hexagonal pulpit, erected in 1260 by Niccola Pisano.

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  • It has a lofty campanile, surmounted by a graceful octagonal upper storey.

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  • There are five churches, four Protestant and one Catholic. The Evangelical Liebfrauenkirche, a Romanesque building (mainly 12th-century), has two octagonal towers and a loth-century porch.

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  • The parish church of St Mary is Early English and Perpendicular, with a small octagonal tower, but has been largely restored in modern times.

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  • At Baiae itself there exist three large and lofty domed buildings, two octagonal, one circular, and all circular in the interior, of opus reticulatum and brick, which, though popularly called temples, are remains of baths or nymphaea.

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  • These squabbles John Groot is said to have settled by building an octagonal house which had eight entrances and eight tables, so that the head of each family could enter by his own door and sit at the head of his own table.

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  • The present building, a basilica with columns, dates from 864; the nave was restored in ro08, in which year the now ruined octagonal baptistery was built.

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  • It is a square well with an octagonal pillar marked in cubits in the centre.

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  • To the left of the choir is an octagonal chapel by Antonio da Sangallo the younger (1527).

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  • In Buda, near the Kaiserbad, and not far from the Margaret bridge, is a small octagonal Turkish mosque, with a dome 25 ft.

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  • aisle of the nave, is modern, octagonal with paneled sides.

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