Castellation


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Castellation

A notched or indented parapet, originally used for fortifications, but afterwards used on church facades; was intended as ornament.
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Classic Range Rover features such as castellation on the bonnet and a horizontally split tailgate have made their way on to the new model but there are other designs that are a complete leap forward, such as massive multi-lens headlamps, LED tail lamps and air vents on the sides of the front wings.
The wine glass was put into the cold water in the monteith, bowl first to cool it, with the base outside the castellation.
The property's castle origins were still reflected in its style last century, surviving photographs showing more castellation and a further tower.