The close green walls of privet, that had bordered the principal walk, were two-thirds withered away, and the rest grown beyond all reasonable bounds; the old boxwood swan, that sat beside the scraper, had lost its neck and half its body: the castellated
towers of laurel in the middle of the garden, the gigantic warrior that stood on one side of the gateway, and the lion that guarded the other, were sprouted into such fantastic shapes as resembled nothing either in heaven or earth, or in the waters under the earth; but, to my young imagination, they presented all of them a goblinish appearance, that harmonised well with the ghostly legions and dark traditions our old nurse had told us respecting the haunted hall and its departed occupants.
The Black Hills are chiefly composed of sandstone, and in many places are broken into savage cliffs and precipices, and present the most singular and fantastic forms; sometimes resembling towns and castellated
When his dominions were half depopulated, he summoned to his presence a thousand hale and light-hearted friends from among the knights and dames of his court, and with these retired to the deep seclusion of one of his castellated
On the right bank, two or three miles below the Spectacular Ruin, we passed by a noble pile of castellated
buildings overlooking the water from the crest of a lofty elevation.
``I was born a native of these parts,'' answered their guide, and as he made the reply they stood before the mansion of Cedric; a low irregular building, containing several court-yards or enclosures, extending over a considerable space of ground, and which, though its size argued the inhabitant to be a person of wealth, differed entirely from the tall, turretted, and castellated
buildings in which the Norman nobility resided, and which had become the universal style of architecture throughout England.
The facade, indeed, was wholly grim, with a castellated
tower at one end, and a number of narrow, sunken windows looking askance on the wreck and ruin of a once prim, old-fashioned, high-walled garden.
Guided by her, they descended a staircase of about a dozen steps; traversed a small courtyard, which was surrounded by castellated
walls; and, the arched door having been opened for them by Rosa, they emerged into a lonely street where their carriage was ready to receive them.
The Abbey of Saint-German-des-Pres was castellated
like a baronial mansion, and more brass expended about it in bombards than in bells.
THIS gothic mansion, with turrets, towers and castellated
walls looks like something from a Hollywood blockbuster movie - is it Batman's Wayne Manor or Lex Luthor's mansion?
(AFP photo) March 30: CNN report by Isambard Wilkinson states that St George's Cross billows above the castellated
twin towers of the Cathedral Church of the Resurrection.
Neighbouring Bute Park boasts the striking Pettigrew Tea Rooms at its castellated
main gatehouse, while the Summerhouse Cafe and The Secret Garden cafe can both be found inside the park.
tower has been converted into a luxury four-bedroom holiday home and is at Bass Point, just along the coast from Lizard Point.