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  • Around noon every day, automated pumps just above the pond are switched on and for the next few hours 400,000 gallons 1.8m litres of water are sent cascading down a brick-lined gully into the lake.

    Fears of British super-drought after record low rainfall in winter

  • If I'm wrong on restaurant choices I know you'll tell me, but certainly the Potted Pig, located in reconditioned, brick-lined bank vaults, is a jewel.

    Restaurant review: the Potted Pig

  • The small concrete stage, occasionally used for amateur productions, occupied the western edge of the brick-lined space, with several rows of flat benches arranged before it.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • One by one, her family placed juniper boughs and logs about her body, covered in red cloth atop a rectangular steel grate inside a brick-lined hearth.

    Funeral Pyres An Option In Crestone

  • Protesters piled rudimentary weapons behind razor wire at the intersection_ bricks pulled from the area's brick-lined pavements and stacks of bamboo rods.

    Thai Troops, Protesters Ready For Scuffle

  • On a brick-lined street just off the town's main cobblestone drag, it's tall, narrow and shingled, containing many small rooms and old fireplaces.

    Living History in Nantucket

  • To the right is an eclectic living-room-style lounge with distressed leather chairs and unusual Indiana Jones-type relics, and to the left is a French-style espresso bar and the indoor/outdoor eatery, the Hall courtyard brasserie, equipped with beautiful brick-lined floors.

    Quirky Hotels Across America

  • Originally built in the late 1800s, the Old World furnishings of the lobby, the brick-lined walls in the bedrooms and the garden balcony create a picturesque scene.

    Winter Park, Fla.

  • The most crucial, down a few steps, was the brick-lined, top-lit garden court, suffused with light and furnished by an iron balcony and a scattering of architectural fragments enveloped by palms, ferns, ivy and rubber plants.

    Michael Henry Adams: The Art of the Steal: Betraying Dr. Albert Barnes and Future Generations

  • English BCP funerals became less an occasion for the ringing of bells and street processions, more an opportunity to proclaim social status and private achievement, especially, for those who rested in their own private brick-lined vaults.

    The Book of Common Prayer, part 4: In the midst of life

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