How to use Portland-stone in a sentence

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  • The only connexion between Portland cement and the place Portland is that the cement when set somewhat resembles Portland stone in colour.

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  • True, it is possible to manufacture Portland cement from Portland stone (after adding a suitable quantity of clay), but this is merely because Portland stone is substantially carbonate of lime; any other limestone would serve equally well.

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  • It is a four sided obelisk made from Portland stone with Bronze and enamel plaques on all four sides of the base.

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  • Faced with Portland Stone the building has a Roman Corinthian portico of six columns.

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  • We set off in sunshine along an old railroad track that was built to take the Portland stone to the coast for shipping out.

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