How to use Ashlar in a sentence
The hearting is of rubble masonry, and the faces are coursed ashlar.
Grey tufa period; ashlar masonry of tufa, coated with fine white stucco; rubble work of lava.
The design of these entrance gateways is extremely simple and massive, depending for their effect on the fine ashlar masonry in which they are built, the decoration being more or less confined to ornamental disks.
The simple plain ashlar masonry still predominates, but the wall surface is broken up with sunk panels, sometimes with geometrical patterns in them.
The actual construction of successful masonry dams has varied from the roughest rubble masonry to ashlar work.Advertisement
The masonry is described by Mr Schuyler as " a rough uncut granite ashlar, with a hearting of rough rubble all laid in cement mortar and gravel."
Pevsner describes the building as being of red ashlar within.
Duff House, the Fife Gates Pair of polished ashlar octagonal gatepiers with molded stepped caps supporting fine carved stone urns.
The walls are faced with rough ashlar and the roofs are covered with tiles and lead.
The older sandstone remains weathered and discolored and recent repair work in fine grained yellow ashlar is clearly visible.Advertisement
Barthol Chapel war memorial A simple small stone tablet on a pediment of darker granite ashlar.
The church is solidly built of brick covered with stone ashlar some five inches thick overall.
His design for Chippenham was in Dutch Renaissance style, constructed in limestone ashlar with Welsh slate roofs.
The ashlar Recreation Hall occupies a central position in the grounds and features an Edwardian baroque gabled frontage to the south.
The palace originally had many stories, was built of ashlar blocks and had walls decorated with splendid frescoes.Advertisement
A change to ashlar masonry at the extreme east end of the nave.
Red brick with contrasting yellow brick and ashlar sandstone dressings.
There are many structures at present in existence bearing considerably greater loads than this, and the granite ashlar masonry of at least one, the Bear Valley dam in California, is subject to compressive stresses, reaching, when the reservoir is full, at least 40 to 50 tons per sq.