Lined with planking, having a radius of 9 ft.
The ceiling above us was divided with half the room beneath a concrete slab and the remainder under what appeared as thick planking, well out of reach to either of us.
For all indoor and most outdoor purposes it is as lasting as oak, and for ship planking is perhaps little inferior; from its.
The majority of Hova houses were formerly built of layers of the hard red soil of the country, with high-pitched roofs thatched with grass or rush; while the chiefs and wealthy people had houses of framed timber, with massive upright planking, and lofty roofs covered with shingles or tiles.
Here the streets are very narrow and tortuous, some being vaulted and many covered in with planking.