How to use Lintels in a sentence
The jambs were of dressed stone, usually plain, and the longer lintels were of zapote wood; some of them, where protected from the weather, are still to be seen, sometimes covered with inscriptions.
Lintels can be made from in-situ reinforced concrete, timber and reinforced masonry.
Although from a small area, the architectural fragments include columns and their capitals, decorative corbels, lintels and finely carved architraves.
Resting on the ground against the east and west walls are the carved lintels from an earlier church (see below ).
Someone had suggested to her that the oval post holes held two posts supporting lintels.Advertisement
An owner wants to change his concrete door lintels that are showing rust stains.
All the attractive bedrooms have some exposed beams and the windows feature heavy wood lintels.
In seismic zones cast in-situ RC lintels are recommended.
Built with stones from the local quarry, the red granite lintels came from nearby Stirling Hill.
The whole cottage is surprisingly light and airy with oak lintels supporting the thick stone walls.Advertisement
Lintels can be made from in-situ reinforced concrete, timber and reinforced concrete, timber and reinforced masonry.
Some of the gates without lintels are beautiful, and the geometric patterns in the walls extremely effective.
The materials on the coast were clay and gravel wrought into concrete, sun-dried bricks and pise, or rammed work, cut stalks of plants formed with clay a kind of staff, and lintels were made by burying stems of cana brava (Gynerium saccharoides) in blocks of pise.
The clay dug from the moat served to make the bricks of the wall, which had loo gates, all of bronze, with bronze lintels and posts.
It is curious to find the representation of various animals in relief on the lintels of these buildings.Advertisement
The climate is much drier than that of Chiapas, and the structures are in a better state of preservation than those of Palenque, but the rank vegetation and the decay of the wooden lintels over the doorways have broken down many of the walls.
The pre-made insulated lintels look quite hi-tech, too.