Sentence Examples with the word ornate

The parish churches of Dronfield, Hathersage (with some notable stained glass), Sandiacre and Tideswell exemplify the Decorated period; the last is a particularly stately and beautiful building, with a lofty and ornate western tower and some good early brasses.

The work of Kadlubek is more ornate in diction than that of Bogufal, and for a long time enjoyed great popularity.

All the art of his ornate and courtly periods cannot disguise the fact that there was nothing now for paganism to say.

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It is a huge ornate building with minarets and a lofty cupola faced with shining blue tiles.

Vessels of clay, more or less ornate in character, which occur with these early interments of unburnt bodies, have been regarded as food-vessels and drinking-cups, differing in character and purpose from the cinerary urns of larger size in which the ashes of the dead were deposited after cremation.

It was introduced by two potters who had visited Kioto, and there observed the ornate methods so well illustrated in the wales of Awata and Kiyomizu.

Tong church, of fine early Perpendicular work, contains a remarkable series of ornate tombs, mainly of the 15th and 16th centuries, to members of the Vernon and Stanley families, former owners of the castle.

Place House, adjacent to the church, is a highly ornate Tudor building.

The remainder of the nave is Decorated, excepting the westernmost bay which is Perpendicular, as is the ornate west front with its graceful flanking towers.

The care and expense lavished upon these highly ornate structures would have been deemed extravagant even in medieval Europe.