For polished stonework the material was pecked by blows, ground with other stones, and smoothed with fine material.
The annual flooding now appears to be actually beneficial to the stonework, by removing the disintegrating salts and incrustations.
Much damage was done to the tower, and the nave roof perished, for the fire reached practically every part of the building, though the stonework of the nave suffered comparatively little.
The smoke-laden atmosphere has been found not infrequently to exercise a deleterious effect upon the stonework of important buildings; and through the same cause the appearance of London as a whole is by some condemned as sombre.
The remarkable ruins of Palenque, Uxmal, Chichenitza, Lorillard, Ixinche, Tikal, Copan and Quirigua, with their carved stonework and astonishing architectural conceptions, show that they had attained a high degree of civilization.
high, built of rubble stone and mortar faced with square blocks of stone, the interior of the chambers rising into a sloping roof formed by courses of stonework gradually overlapping in a " false arch."
The architectural members of some of the treasure-houses have been found built into the Byzantine wall, or elsewhere on the site, as well as the terra-cotta plates that overlaid the stonework in some cases, and the pedimental figures, representing the battle of the gods and giants, from the treasure-house of the Megarians.
The Jesse window in the choir of Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire, is remarkable in that the tree forms the central mullion, and many of the figures are represented as statuettes on the branches of the upper tracery; other figures are in the stained glass; the whole gives a beautiful example of the combination of glass and carved stonework in one design.
In some cases, as, for example, when a high earthen embankment crosses a gorge, and there is plenty of stone to be had, it is desirable to place the outer bank upon a toe or platform of rubble stonework, as in fig.
The house is built of wood, but the siding is of wide thick boards so panelled as to give the appearance of cut and dressed stonework.
abbot's house, complete with some fascinating vaulted stonework.
ashlar stonework contrast sharply with the rendered side walls.
canopycanopied niches either side of the east window are stonework from an earlier church.
This converted dairy is perfect for two, retaining some original stonework and providing comfortable accommodation in a peaceful location.
disconformity in the stonework of the gable suggests that the pitch of the roof may have been altered perhaps in the 19thC.
Walls & Roof The walls were scraped of their plaster and their stonework exposed during the 1893 restoration.
exterior stonework and interior woodwork reflects Tennyson's description of Arthur's Camelot in Idylls of the King.
The beauty and detail and sheer extravagance of its carved stonework has to be seen to be believed.
inglenook with original bread ovens, quarry tiled floors and exposed stonework.
Many period features remain including a large inglenook with original bread ovens, quarry tiled floors and exposed stonework.
Almost certainly, the stonework was carved by masons who had worked at Canterbury Cathedral.
The canopied niches either side of the east window are stonework from an earlier church.
ornamental stonework for the church.
paving flags and fell head first into the corner of carved stonework, outside the China Garden takeaway.
Here, on a much smaller scale, you are surrounded by an even greater profusion of commemorative stonework.
Evidence of the damage can still be seen on the lower stonework, which was stained deep red by the fire.
The exterior stonework has been cleaned and partly refaced at the expense of the Historic Buildings Appeal.
Some of the chapel stonework including the Italian marble altar reredos more than likely came from the Cistercian Abbey at Llantarnam.
reticulated pattern on the stonework of the arches.
stonework of the side wall of the original Britannia Road arch can be seen behind the box culvert sections.
stonework of the church used to be colored yellow " ochre " .
stonework of the tower.
Walls have exposed stonework in the form of dressed blocks.
The fine carved stonework has two central female figures on a pedestal.
Both have spacious first floor open plan living areas with exposed beams, natural stonework and log burning stoves.
Two views, the first one showing more of the restored stonework of what is now a pizza restaurant.
Reece Winstone's books also contain photographs of the then surviving stonework of the castle.
At 12.30pm, after the Easter Bonnet Parade, the High Bailiff will unveil a large piece of dressed stonework at the Heritage Center.
Framed exposed stonework on one wall is a particular feature of the room.
He engaged Farmer & Brindley of Westminster Bridge Road, London, to provide ornamental stonework for the church.
He created some ornate stonework, typical of the period.
The crumbling of some of the exterior stonework at St Mary's Church has caused concern for a long time.
The abbey ruins are pure Gothic, with particularly decorative stonework.
Most of the architectural stonework was removed or broken up in ancient times.
stonework fireplace, window to the rear, open arch under the stairs, radiator.
stonework repairs are the first phase of a project to restore the church completely.
The ashlar stonework contrast sharply with the rendered side walls.
Exposed feature stonework, ceiling light point, tiled floor and one dual socket.
Despite this setback, there are still some remnants of 12th century stonework.
Large, comfortable living room with exposed stonework, oriental rugs, wood-burner style gas stove, comfortable seating including a double sofa bed.
To my eye at least, this stonework appears weathered.
In addition, all three bridges have a reticulated pattern on the stonework of the arches.
It is 11 bays wide, with a ground floor of rusticated stonework.
The curving stonework of the side wall of the original Britannia Road arch can be seen behind the box culvert sections.
The exterior stonework of the church used to be colored yellow " ochre ".
In 1926 the pinnacles and parapet of the west front were restored and repairs done to the stonework of the tower.
Reece Winstone 's books also contain photographs of the then surviving stonework of the castle.
The crumbling of some of the exterior stonework at St Mary 's Church has caused concern for a long time.
Lounge 14&'6& ' ' x 12& ' With stonework fireplace, window to the rear, open arch under the stairs, radiator.
The stonework repairs are the first phase of a project to restore the church completely.
Curved arches, soft lines and stonework are features seen in both estate-like chateaus and simple country farmhouses.
The less permeable materials should be confined to the inner parts of the embankments; this is especially important in the case of the inner embankment in order that, when the water level falls, they may remain moist without becoming liable to slip. The inner slope should be protected from the action of waves by so-called " hand-pitching," consisting of roughlysquared stonework, bedded upon a layer of broken stone to prevent local disturbance of the embankment by action of the water between the joints of the larger stones.
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