Town-house sentence example

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  • The town-house is also a noteworthy building and contains large and important archives.
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  • There are remains of a Moorish fort on the hill commanding the town; and the north gateway - the Puerta del Colegio - is a fine lofty arch, surmounted by an emblematic statue and the city arms. The most prominent buildings are the episcopal palace (1733), with a frontage of a 600 ft.; the town house (1843), containing important archives; and the cathedral, a small Gothic structure built on the site of a former mosque in the 14th century, and enlarged and tastelessly restored in 1829.
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  • With the exception of the church and the town-house, the buildings are mostly of wood.
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  • The lighter punish ments inflicted by masters were commonly personal chastisement or banishment from the town house to rural labour; the severer were employment in the mill (pistrinum) or relegation to the mines or quarries.
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  • There are several small parks and squares, including Central Square, Beacon Square, about which the business portion of the township is centred, and Saltonstall Park, in which is a monument to the memory of Watertown's soldiers who died in the Civil War, and near which are the Town House and the Free Public Library, containing a valuable collection of 60,000 books and pamphlets and historical memorials.
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  • Amongst the principal buildings are the town house (1815), with a tower and spire; the town hall (1873); the library (1887) founded by James Moffat, a merchant of the burgh, and the Carnegie Park Orphanage, also provided from the same bequest.
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  • The Palais de Justice (18th century) was formerly the town house (refuge) of the abbey of Marchiennes.
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  • It was then surrounded by strong fortifications, and contained a number of important buildings, such as the town-house (built in 1652 and restored in 1706), the exchange, the infirmary and orphan asylum, and the European churches.
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  • The more conspicuous buildings are the cathedral, the exchange, the royal palace, now occupied by the captain-general, and the law courts, the episcopal palace, a handsome late Renaissance building (1616), the general hospital (1456), the town-house (end of the 16th century), the picture gallery, and the college.
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  • Among the principal buildings are the town-house (1788), with a spire 125 ft.
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  • The last was once the town house of the earls of March, but was presented to Peebles byWilliam Chambers, the publisher, in 1859.
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  • The principal buildings are the parish church, well-placed on a hill overlooking the pier, convalescent homes, Cottage and Victoria fever hospitals, and the town house.
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  • Its old churches have been destroyed by fire, but it has a very ancient holy picture - probably the oldest in Russia, dating from 993, which attracts many pilgrims. In 1904 a town-house and a monument to Tsar Alexander II.
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  • He lived principally at Clapham Common, but he had also a town-house in Bloomsbury, while his library was in a house in Dean Street, Soho; and there he used to attend on appointed days to lend the books to men who were properly vouched for.
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  • In Hardgate Street is "Bothwell Castle," the town house of the earl of Bothwell, where Mary Queen of Scots rested on her way to Dunbar.
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  • The Town House - Late 19th century gothic building of considerable interest - see the crystal chandeliers.
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  • Dealing with timber decay in a Grade 1 listed building will be a somewhat different proposition from a modern town house.
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  • The cozy sitting room has a strong feeling of living in town house of the past.
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  • This town house had been destroyed by fire in 1791.
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  • The lieutenant-governor soon came into the town house and there met some of his Majesty's Council and a number of civil magistrates.
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  • He will also perform a lunchtime recital at the Town House on Tuesday.
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  • The steeple standing by the Town House finds itself in its rather odd position owning to the 18th century steeple committees of Kinross.
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