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cas·tel·lat·ed

 (kăs′tə-lā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Furnished with turrets and battlements in the style of a castle.
2. Having a castle.

[Medieval Latin castellātus, past participle of castellāre, to fortify as a castle, from Latin castellum, fort; see castle.]

cas′tel·la′tion n.
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All along the ridge the rock cropped out, bare and bleak, but broken in rough natural castellation. The form of the ridge was a segment of a circle, with the higher points inland to the west.
Built of attractive stone with alluring castellations and turrets, the castle's elevated position offers charming chimney pot views to the east and rolling countryside views to the west.
"Features such as large bay windows with castellations, detailed stonework and mansard roofs were what helped the project attract such warranted plaudits."
The five-and six-story schools in this part stand above the three story streets like chaotic castellations. Dead cinemas and a music hall sadden corners, abandoned.
While this baronial mansion, complete with towers and castellations, is still the home of the 25th chief of the MacLachlan Clan, you can now rent the self-contained seven-bedroomed wing (sleeping up to 15).
In 1835, they built Arrowe Hall, now private residences with many chimneys casting shadows over the castellations.
Otherwise, the mosque and minaret display many of the Features which were to become typical of later Moroccan architecture--the wide band of ceramic inlay near the top, the pyramid-shaped castellations of Merlons above, the use of Darj W Ktarf (fleur de lis), plus the alternation of patterning on different facets.
Bran CastlePerched on a rocky bluff in Transylvania, in a mass of turrets and castellations, Bran Castle overlooks a desolate mountain pass.Its spectral exterior is like a composite of every horror film you've ever seen, but don't expect to be scared.
The new physical form includes 'castellations' on the periphery of the unit for improved grip and operation of the product when in the hand.
He went to town on his lavish home, creating a fantastical structure with tall castellations and powerful Gothic influences.