Sentence Examples

  • An old mansion called the Priory dates in part from 1393.
  • Expensive cars lined the long drive to the mansion overlooking the hills.
  • Sir John Clopton destroyed the house in 1702 (as it had reverted to his family), and the mansion he built was in turn destroyed by Sir Francis Gastrell in 1759.
  • It is a fine example of a Jacobean mansion, with a beautiful fountain in the middle of the court-yard.
  • The site was five acres, and the building is described in the letters patent " as a fitting and noble college mansion in honour of the most glorious Virgin Mary and St Bernard in Northgates Street outside the Northgate of Oxford."

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