In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in UK)antigua sede de uno o varios gremios que en la actualidad se utiliza como ayuntamiento en algunas ciudades
- Look hard enough, and behind the snickets, gates and timbered houses you'll find a wealth of medieval guildhalls, Georgian town houses and National Trust properties.
- His rise to prominence as alderman of Billingsgate ward and of the German guildhall in London is a story worth telling, and the author does an admirable job of weaving together its various strands.
- The doors of the guildhall opened and Jengo paced his way down the stairs and down the hall.
- The richer they became, the more the inhabitants of the Baltic capitals spent on their houses, churches, and guildhalls.
- The Company of Merchant Adventurers has approved a conservation plan for its Grade I-listed guildhall in Fossgate, one of the oldest surviving complete medieval guildhalls in Britain.
- From 1709 until the early nineteenth century the Goldsmiths' Company had their guildhall in Werburgh Street, close to Dublin Castle.
- Another guildhall, the Wool Hall, built for St Mary's Guild, is incorporated in the Swan Hotel.
- And if that gives you a bit of bug, you can head to Fossgate and Europe's finest medieval guildhall.
- It was modest in size, with perhaps 40 pupils taught by one master, assisted by an usher, in the room above the guildhall, both of which survive and are still used by the school.
- It proves valuable again at Campo San Rocco, Venice's loveliest small square, where we are introduced to the magnificent Scuola Grande guildhall, festooned with Tintorettos.
- In 1359 Orcagna signed a large and elaborate tabernacle for the chapel of the Florentine guildhall, Or San Michele.
- The city boundaries at the height of the pre-Reformation period contained 40 churches, 9 chapels, 4 monasteries, 4 friaries, 16 hospitals, and 9 guildhalls for the various trades.
- Ghent is much more of a living city, bustling and noisy, its waterways lined with fine merchants' houses, guildhalls and churches built through medieval wool wealth and later prosperity from grain trading.
- As they entered the guildhall, he saw the guild master standing over the altar and turning the pages of an old, dusty book very quickly.
- In a typical passage, the German guildhall is described as a place where one might find ‘efficiency, competent information and logical ways forward.’
- The festival first began in 1977 in York - a city naturally associated with early music due to its many surviving churches and guildhalls.
- By the Middle Ages, no cathedral, guildhall or town hall was complete without a virtual battalion of these charmingly grotesque little guys.
- He ran down the alleyways and before long had returned to the guildhall.
- He heard the door of the guildhall slam open, and a crowd emerged.
- The festival also will be celebrating ‘a fair sprinkling of Yorkshire's finest architectural gems’, both in its range of concert venues in the medieval churches, guildhalls and historic houses of York and in additional events.
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