Sketch of the antiquities of the ancient city of Worcester

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Page 11 - City of Worcester, Worcester, 1764, p. 65. A Query in reply to the Dean and Canon might be — What will they do with the books in their chapter-house, when that chapter-house is restored, now that they have lost their Guesten Hall ? Will they get rid of them, too, as goodfor-nothing...
Page 13 - ... of art. The whole building, with the side wings» makes a noble appearance, and is justly esteemed the most elegant and magnificent of the kind in the kingdom. The lower part of the inside is in one room, 110 feet 6 inches long, by 25 feet...
Page 7 - Britannia's glory on the fall of France. 4. Menin. Let Menin on my sides engraven be; And Flanders freed from Gallic slavery. 5. Turin. When in harmonious peal I roundly go, Think on Turin, and triumphs on the Po. 6. Eugene. With joy I hear illustrious Eugene's name; Fav'rite of fortune and the boast of fame.
Page 11 - Hall Court, for the determining of differences between their tenants : and it was a custom, preserved even to the days of King Charles I. that the tenants of this church might not sue each other in actions for less than forty shillings, in any court but this.
Page 4 - The altar piece is corinthian, divided by four pilasters ; on each side of the communion is a plain pilaster, on a pedestal, painted in imitation of fluting, and is, indeed, a pretty deception.
Page 13 - The lower part of the inside is in one room, 110 feet 6 inches long, by 25 feet б inches broad, and 21 feet high, with a Corinthian modilian cornice, a plain cieling, with three circular ornaments for lamps. Its west side is taken up by the two courts of justice, situate on each side of the...
Page 3 - This church has a pretty organ, consisting of eleven stops, 'supported by two doric pillars, fluted ; and is the gift of William Swift, Esq. late of this city. The tower is concluded with four pinnacles of...
Page 12 - Chastisement, and that on the south end Hercules, or Labour. In a niche between the two centre windows of the upper row in the front, is a statue of Queen I.
Page 12 - The front consists of two threequartered columns composite ; the windows have stone mouldings, differently ornamented underneath ; over the whole a cove cornice, with a circular pediment from the pilasters, beneath...

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