A nearby steeple had been broken off short and the fragments lay heaped beside it.
The old South Church Tower, a steeple and clock tower, 144 ft.
The story is that the Abbot of St Augustine, Canterbury, diverted the funds by which the sea-wall protecting Earl Godwin's island was kept up, for the purpose of building Tenterden steeple, the consequence being that in 1099 an inundation took place and ."Tenterden steeple was the cause of the Goodwin Sands."
The belfry on the Grand Place was built in 1187, partly reconstructed in 1391 and finally restored and endowed with a steeple in 1852.
Of a Franciscan friary there remains the Perpendicular Grey Friars' Steeple, and the doorway remains of a priests' college founded in 1502.
The central steeple fell in 1506, but was rebuilt, the new tower with its spire reaching a height of 198 ft.
The present church, with a steeple 146 ft.
Lying for the most part below sea-level, the islands are protected by a continuous line of artificial dikes, which hide them from view on the seaward side, whence only an occasional church steeple is seen.
He died quite suddenly and in the full swing of his literary activity on the 13th of October 1899, at Steeple Court, Botley, Hants.
Their fire threw the latter into serious confusion and he had already decided to attack with his nearest division (de Cissey) in the direction of the steeple of Vionville, when his attention was caught by the outbreak of heavy firing in the copses below him, and the entry of fresh Prussian guns into action.
It has a cast-iron steeple (restored in 1854), on the top of which is a gold dragon which, according to tradition, was brought from Constantinople either by the Varangians or by the emperor Baldwin after the Latin conquest.
The four Gothic churches of St Nicholas,' St Mary, with a lofty steeple, St James and The Holy Ghost, and the fine medieval town hall, dating in its oldest part from 1306 and restored in 1882, are among the more striking buildings.
The Little Church (15th century) was demolished in 1883, except for a portion of the nave and the old tower and steeple, from which the bells curiously project.
ARTHUR COLLIER (1680-1732), English philosopher, was born at the rectory of Steeple Langford, Wiltshire, on the 12th of October 1680.
In the middle of the market-place stands the old town hall, with red tower and cupola, known from its situation as the Mid Steeple, built by Tobias Bachup of Alloa (1708).
high, containing an altar, beneath which is a doorway leading to a vault, and a bronze statue of Luther, originally destined for his tomb; the university library, in which is preserved a curious figure of a dragon; and the bridge across the Saale, as long as the church steeple is high, the centre arch of which is surmounted by a stone carved head of a malefactor.
The church of Holy Trinity is a plain building without steeple, of the time of Cromwell.
In its centre lies the Markt Kirche, a red-brick edifice of the 14th century, containing interesting monuments and some fine stained-glass windows, and with a steeple 3 10 ft.
It possesses six Evangelical churches, notably the Miinsterkirche, a Romanesque building with a Gothic apse of the r 5th century; the Marienkirche, in the Gothic style; and the Johanniskirche, with a steeple 280 ft.
The church of St Peter, erected about 1too and renewed in the Gothic style in the 15th century, has a lofty steeple (365 ft.) and contains a very fine carved oak reredos by Hans Bruggemann, which is regarded as the most valuable work of art in Schleswig-Holstein.
He generally chose the steeple, and there are many fine examples of his work in this department.
It derives its name from its ancient place of judicature, which was in the church of Beata Maria de Arcubus - St Mary-le-Bow or St Mary of the Arches, "by reason of the steeple thereof raised at the top with stone pillars in fashion like a bow bent archwise."
You should be able to see the church steeple.
Other buildings are the church of St Nicholas (restored in 1877-1884), dating from 1240, with a lofty steeple; the old town-hall on the market square; the church of the Holy Ghost; three fine modern churches, those of St James, and St Jurgen and of St Ansgar; and the theatre.
The church of Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe (modernized with a shingle roof and a wooden steeple) contains interesting paintings and antique wood-carvings.
In 1649, as he was walking towards Nottingham, he heard the bell of the "steeple house" of the city, and was admonished by an inward voice to go forward and cry against the great idol and the worshippers in it.
Alford's early years were passed with his widowed father, who was curate of Steeple Ashton in Wiltshire.
Among the subjects of antiquarian interest are Queenzie Neuk, the spot where Queen Mary rested on her journey to Langside, the old steeple and pillory built in the reign of Charles I., the Mote Hill, the old Runic cross, and the carved gateway in the palace park.
It contains the Vor Frelsers Kirke (Church of Our Saviour), dedicated in 1696, with a curious steeple 282 ft.
It contains four Protestant churches, among them the German church, with a handsome steeple, and the curious circular Lithuanian church, a Roman Catholic church, a Jewish synagogue and a classical school (Gymnasium).
The steeple of St Mary-le-Bow, commonly called Bow Church, is one of the most noteworthy.
But soon the thought struck him that, if he persisted in such wickedness, the steeple would fall on his head; and he fled in terror from the accursed place.
Among the other churches the most noticeable are the Neustadterkirche, with a graceful shrine containing the tomb of Leibnitz, the Kreuzkirche, built about 1300, with a curious steeple, and the Aegidienkirche among ancient: edifices, and among modern ones the Christuskirche, a gift of King George V., the Lukaskirche, the Lutherkirche, and the Roman Catholic church of St Mary, with a tower 300 ft.
The lofty steeple by which its massive tower was formerly surmounted was battered down by the Parliamentary forces during the Civil War.
The common story is that Lippershey, happening one day, whilst holding a spectacle-lens in either hand, to direct them towards the steeple of a neighbouring church, was astonished, on looking through the nearer lens, to find that the weathercock appeared nearer and more distinct.
Of the six Evangelical churches, the Hauptkirche (parish church), with a lofty steeple, is noteworthy.
Entering the church in 1838, he was curate at Wylye in Wiltshire, and for a short time at Steeple Claydon in Buckinghamshire, becoming later rector of Down Hatherley in Gloucestershire, and finally (1855) vicar of Rowington in Warwickshire, and rural dean.
In 1561 St Paul's steeple and roof were destroyed by lightning, and the spire was never replaced.
Several of the Protestant churches, such as the First Presbyterian (built 1835; steeple, including spire, 285 ft.
You see, on top of the old church steeple was a big bright star.
Stroll through the old town and see the Town Hall 's soaring medieval steeple, one of the oldest in Europe.
He also built the steeple of Earl 's Colne church and was buried there in 1263.
A steeple palate is not high or flat but a combination of both.
The chief structure is the town hall, which is modern but has an ancient steeple.
The Gothic Wallace Tower in High Street stands on the site of an old building of the same name taken down in 1835, from which were transferred the clock and bells of the Dungeon steeple.
Keith Vallis won the steeple chase with Dave Mills finishing 2nd.
exclaimed one day, " I went up to you sic steeple house, & lo!
Gulstone steeple WSW First part light breezes, latter fresh gales and clear, at 5pm moored a cable each way SSW and NbyE.
steeple of the parish church the flames of no fewer than fifty blast furnaces may be seen.
It has a steeple, which was erected in 1814.
Stroll through the old town and see the Town Hall's soaring medieval steeple, one of the oldest in Europe.
He also built the steeple of Earl's Colne church and was buried there in 1263.
How is the rooster at the top of the tall slender steeple doing?
From barrel racing and steeple chase games to dressage competitions, your child and even you can experience what it's like to compete with horses.
The public buildings include the Burgh Hall, the academy (with a graceful steeple), the county buildings, the Denny Memorial, a Literary and a Mechanics' institute, Masonic hall, two cottage hospitals, a fever hospital, a public library and the combination poorhouse.
It stands in the grounds of Steeple, a neighbouring seat, where is also the "Witches' Stone," a prehistoric monument.
A splendid range separates this dale from Wasdale and its tributary Mosedale, including Great Gable (2949 ft.), Pillar (2927), with the precipitous Pillar Rock on the Ennerdale flank and Steeple (2746).
The old church had a small western wooden steeple, a north aisle shorter than the nave, and a north porch.
At length the high white steeple of the town met my eyes.
His route had to take him over the top of a square steeple.
In the end, however, a far more imposing arrangement was adopted, with the new steeple on the Cheapside frontage.
steeple chases were held on Easter Monday.
steeple chasing horses are later sold as hunters.
steeple palate is not high or flat but a combination of both.
steeple church, St Andrews.
steeple house, " evidently the cathedral.
The church steeple can be seen for miles around.
The steeple standing by the Town House finds itself in its rather odd position owning to the 18th century steeple committees of Kinross.
The church built in the year 1584, is a handsome structure with a spire steeple.
From the steeple of the parish church the flames of no fewer than fifty blast furnaces may be seen.
Attractions The village has a wooden steeple church, St Andrews.
On Sunday, he went to the " steeple House, " evidently the cathedral.
Steeple Bellflower (Campanula Pyramidalis) - A vigorous plant, with thick and fleshy flower-stems, rising to a height of 4 to 6 feet; the flowers, close to the stem, giving the inflorescence a steeple-like form.
The Grafton Hunt steeple chases were held on Easter Monday.
For example many hunter chasing and steeple chasing horses are later sold as hunters.
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