Sentence Examples


  • The church or minster of St Cuthberga is a fine cruciform structure of various styles from Early Norman to Perpendicular, and consists of a central lantern tower, nave and choir with aisles, transepts without aisles, western or bell tower, north and south porches, crypt and vestry or sacristy, with the library over it.
  • The porches of this are handsomely ornamented, and about Ioo ft.
  • At York he renewed Paulinus's old church, roofing it with lead and furnishing it with glass windows; at Ripon he built an entirely new basilica with columns and porches; at Hexham in honour of St Andrew he reared a still nobler church, over which Eddius grows eloquent.
  • Besides the towers, it has several fine porches, great tanks approached by flights of stone steps, and the "hall of the thousand columns."
  • Nowadays, not even the models looked alike, altered by porches and additions and a variety of landscaping tastes.