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" ... adorned and defended by a lake partly artificial, across which Leicester had constructed a stately bridge, that Elizabeth might enter the Castle by a path hitherto untrodden, instead of the usual entrance to the northward, over which he had erected... "
A dictionary, geographical, statistical, and historical, of the various ... - Page 101
by John Ramsay M'Culloch - 1851
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The Index Guide to Travel and Art-study in Europe: a Compendium of ...

Lafayette Charles Loomis - Art - 1882 - 631 pages
...entrance to the northward, over which he had erected a gatehouse, or barbican, which still exists, and is equal in extent and superior in architecture to the baronial castle of many a Northern chief." After the death of Leicester, Keuilworth was seized by the crown, and, at a later period, conferred...
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Tourist's Guide to Warwickshire

G. Phillips Bevan - Warwickshire (England) - 1882 - 131 pages
...The great gate-tower or barbican was on the north side, erected by Leycester, " equal in extent,fand superior in architecture, to the baronial castle of many a northern chief." It is now used as a modern residence, the present entrance being close beside it. The salient point...
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Black's guide to Warwickshire

Black Adam and Charles, ltd - 1884
...entrance to the northward, over which he had erected a gatehouse or barbican, which still exists, and is equal in extent, and superior in architecture, to...chief. Beyond the lake lay an extensive chase, full of red-deer, fallow-deer, roes, and every species of game, and abounding with lofty trees, from amongst...
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Kenilworth. With illustr. by D. Maillard [and others].

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1884
...entrance to the northward, over which he had erected a gatehouse, or barbican, which still exists, and is equal in extent, and superior in architecture, to...chief. Beyond the lake lay an extensive chase, full of red deer, fallow deer, roes, and every species of game, and abounding with lofty trees, from amongst...
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The Index Guide to Travel and Art-study in Europe: A Compendium of ...

Lafayette Charles Loomis - Europe - 1889 - 573 pages
...entrance to the northward, over which he had erected a gatehouse, or barbican, which still exists, and is equal in extent and superior in architecture to the baronial castle of raaay a Northern chief." After the death of Leicester, Kenilworth was seized by the crown, and, at...
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Rambles Round Rugby ...

Alfred Rimmer - Harrow (London, England) - 1892 - 270 pages
...entrance to the northward, over which he had erected a gate-house, or barbican, which still exists, and is equal in extent, and superior in architecture, to...' Beyond the lake lay an extensive chase, full of red deer, fallow deer, roes, and every species of game, and abounding with lofty trees, from amongst...
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Tourist's Guide to Warwickshire

G. Phillips Bevan - Warwickshire (England) - 1894 - 80 pages
...cincture, which admits into the base court by the side of Leicester's great gate-tower or barbican, ' equal in extent, and superior in architecture, to the baronial castle of many a northern chief,' and now used as a modern residence. The salient point of the buildings within the inner court is Cceiar's...
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Shakespeare the Boy: With Sketches of the Home and School Life, the Games ...

William James Rolfe - 1896 - 251 pages
...hardly be possible — as it was then. Its very gate-house, still standing complete, was, as Scott says, "equal in extent and superior in architecture to the baronial castle of many a northern chief"; but this was the mere portal of the majestic structure, enclosing seven acres with its walls, equally...
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Shakespeare's Country

Sir Bertram Coghill Alan Windle - Dramatists, English - 1899 - 219 pages
...short distance beyond the fine gatehouse which was erected by Leicester, and which, as Scott says, " is equal in extent, and superior in architecture, to the baronial castle, of many a northern chief." It is the only part of the Castle which is now occupied as a dwelling-place, the entrance passage having...
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Kenilworth

Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1849 - 335 pages
...barbican, which still exists, and is equal in extent, and superior in architecture, to the baronial jastle of many a northern chief. Beyond the lake lay an extensive chase, full of red deer, fallow deer, roes, and every species of game, and abounding with lofty trees, from amongst...
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