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Run

To have legal validity in a prescribed territory; as in, the writ (a court order) runs throughout the county. To have applicability or legal effect during a prescribed period of time; as in, the Statute of Limitations has run against the claim. To follow or accompany; to be attached to another thing in pursuing a prescribed course or direction; as in, the Covenant (a written promise or restriction) runs with the land.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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A unifying plinth of York stone runs around the gallery, encompassing the new Atterbury Street entrance on the west, and the Clore Gallery entrance on the east.
A car park runs around the north side of the site and its southern perimeter is formed by the back wall of the stables.