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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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The romantic turrets and castellations give this grand property a majestic presence with its views of the Montgomeryshire and Shropshire Hills - a testament to its rich heritage.
With the profile of the plywood cut into chamfered castellations that step in and out, each panel neatly interlocks.
It has many original features, such as Doric columns and castellations on the roof.
In the interests of improved airflow, however, the trademark Range Rover bonnet castellations have been smoothed away and the windscreen gets a faster angle.
Designed in a baronial style, the exterior is decorated with a wealth of castellations and traditional crow-stepped gables.
This connection is realized with vias, castellations, traces or down bonds.
A majority of the assessments including density of inclusions, quantity of voids, grain size, wall thickness, orifice diameter, frequency of collars and castellations, exterior surface treatment, decorations, interior color and exterior color were all significantly and statistically different.
Albert's third school in a week is off Holloway Road, in a run-down north London where "The five-and six-storey schools in this part stand above the three-storey streets like chaotic castellations" (47), and the allusion to power structures is evident.
These included the 'floating roof' an effect created by using dark pillars to separate the body and the roof; the chunky rectangular, upright stance, the simple but elegant grill, the horizontally split tail-gate and the clamshell bonnet with ifs castellations. The castellations are subtly flattened areas at either side of the front of the bonnet which instantly identifies a Range Rover.
If the application is successful and the church enters into a contract with the mobile phone company, the transmitting dish would be installed in one of the castellations of the 60ft tower.
It remained in the family for 136 years and saw considerable alterations including the introduction of the turrets and castellations. Available as a whole or in two lots, there are 13 bedrooms, about 73 acres and as you would expect, a gun room, a games room and an ice house.
Jackie took charge of the interior design and also proved to be a dab hand at repairing the castellations.