Quoins sentence example
- Fabric ' A ', with dressed stone quoins.
- This is of brick and stone, and emphasized by quoins with carved cartouches at the top.
- At the corners of the building are rusticated quoins.
- North east angle of nave has big rough quoins in its lower section.
- West wall: constructed mainly in fabric ' A ' with double plinth at the base; some original quoins, some replaced.Advertisement
- Tower appears to be in Fabric ' B ' with gray quoins.
- Red sandstone quoins define the original chancel, at its juncture with the present nave.
- Features to look out for: The tower is built of rubble with wrought granite and carboniferous limestone quoins and some similar limestone dressings.
- Rough cast render presumably over brick with plinth and angle quoins.
- The center piece of this large complex is a five story brick warehouse with quoins and internally cast-iron columns and fire proof brick vaulting.Advertisement
- Stone quoins at the northwest angle suggest this part of the north aisle is a more recent addition.
- Assuming they existed, the quoins at the former northwest corner are hidden by the diagonal buttress of the tower.
- East wall: whole wall in Fabric ' C ' with occasional sandstone quoins; modern east window of three stepped lancets.
- The "quasi-reticulate" period - walling faced with masonry not yet quite so regular as opus reticulatum, and with brick quoins, coinciding with the second period of decoration (the architectural, partly imitating marble like the first style, but without relief, and by colour only, and partly making use of architectural designs).
- No homogeneous series of buildings - we find various styles of construction (quasi-reticulate, opus reticulatum of tufa with stone quoins, of the time of Augustus, opus reticulatum with brick quoins or with mingled stone and brick quoins, a little later); and three styles of wall decoration fall within its limits.Advertisement
- The ruins consist of an amphitheatre (now almost entirely demolished, but better preserved in the 18th century), a theatre, and a very fine aqueduct in opus reticulatum, the quoins of which are of various colours arranged in patterns to produce a decorative effect.
- As an architectural term "bevel" is a sloped or canted edge given to a sill or horizontal course of stone, but is more frequently applied to the canted edges worked round the projecting bands of masonry which for decorative purposes are employed on the quoins of walls or windows and in some cases, with vertical joints, cover the whole wall.