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  • Above is a graceful balustrade behind which is a lofty roof, and at the angles are towers perforated for the passage of the light.
  • The irregularly shaped precinct around the temple was enclosed by a balustrade about 3 ft.
  • In San Clemente at Rome the presbytery is enclosed with a marble balustrade or screen.
  • The Dominican church is approached by a sloping flagged lane, having on one side a beautifully ornamented balustrade of the 18th century.
  • The massively moulded ormolu stair balustrade of Northumberland House, now at 49 Prince's Gate; the candelabra at Windsor and Buckingham Palace, produced in Birmingham by the firm of Messenger; the cast-iron railings with javelin heads and lictors' fasces, the tripods, Corinthian column standard lamps and candelabra, boat-shaped oil lamps and tent-shaped lustres with classic mountings, are examples of the metal-work of a style which, outside the eccentric Brighton Pavilion and excursions into Gothic and Elizabethan, was universally accepted in the United Kingdom from the days of the Regency until after the accession of Victoria.