County Westmeath – Irish Historic Houses

The dry moat. picture from the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage, showing the older end, and the Tudoresque family wing, six bays by two storeys, marked off by tall octagonal turrets picture from the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage, showing the Tudoresque family wing and further, the battlemented stable courtyard with ...

Reviews | A Lost Art Custom Stonework and Design

"Doug refaced our fireplace. The design he created was terrific and the stones chosen (limestone & marble) were beautiful. He also did a great job repairing a planter and pillar outside of the house. Brick and stone work is costly because, as Doug''s company name states - it is a lost art. He loves what he does and it shows in his work.

(PDF) Photographic Surveys of Building Exteriors in ...

and soiling visible on limestone ashlar after restoration works. The main purpose is to ... refaced with Bath stone in 1864; restoration ... The building acts as a green-house and facilitates dry ...

Multiple Methods of Refacing a Brick Surface ...

2010-9-9 · Manufactured veneers are available in a variety of different colors and textures such as limestone and rubble stone. They are produced to be scratch resistant and are pre-sealed, making them weatherproof. This means that you won''t have to treat them with anything once you have refaced …

W.V.M. Robertson

2020-11-13 · cluding a restaurant and dry cleaner. It has for decades been the home ... refaced 1920s. This is possibly a refacing of what would be the earliest ... influenced in decorative detail and features a limestone cornice, sills and lower-level facing. This was the first of the "skyscraper" commercial apart-

(PDF) Multi-factored stratigraphy and new Correlation ...

These limestone units in southwest Wise County occur in coherent stratigraphic sequences in three key areas: along Dry Creek, around Martin Lake, and along Boons Creek.

Limestone Dry Stack Fireplace | Houzz

Refaced fireplace with limestone dry-stack up and hearth with updated porcelain tile. Rebuilt mantel in a simple modern design with cherry wood to coordinate with cherry butcher-block counter tops in adjacent kitchen. Eclectic and worldly mixture of furniture and accessories.

EPISODE 1 2004

2011-5-24 · Raymond: They would assemble a giant mold on the site, they would pour the concrete, they''d let it dry for six days, and then take the molds off, and there you have a complete house. He had an enormous amount of cement to unload and this was one way to do it. He was hoping that this would take off and this would be housing for the masses.

Aztec Ruins NM: An Administrative History (Chapter 12)

This was soil-cement, a calcined mixture of clay, limestone, and earth. Masons refaced mud-and-stick walls with fresh plaster made from a combination of the same ingredients. Other work during the season of 1951 was in the East Wing, where crews repointed or recapped walls of 45 rooms and two kivas.

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Replicating important traditional southern architecture was the reason Belmont University turned to Dryvit EIFS to clad the university''s newest building. Dryvit was chosen for its design abilities and cost effectiveness. Dan Calhoun, project manager for general contractor R.C. Mathews Company said "We have used Dryvit EIFS on a number of ...

Cleaning

Limestone and Sandstone. ... Make sure the bronze is completely dry before you apply the wax. To speed up the process, use a flannel cloth to wipe it down. Apply the wax with a natural bristled brush. Coat the entire surface and then buff the bronze with a flannel cloth to bring out the shine. ... Cleaned and refaced stone like new and supplied ...

Reface a Fireplace with Stone Veneer | how-tos | DIY

When it begins to dry out, do not use it, and do not add water – it will only weaken the mortar''s bond. Step 2 install the hearth stone. lift and set the granite into place. make sure stone adheres to thinset. check that the stone is level. Install the Hearth Stone. Place …

When You Should Clean or Restore Headstones and Grave ...

2018-9-29 · As you clean the stone, scrub gently and work your way from the bottom to the top to prevent streak marks. Rinse the stone often and thoroughly with clean water. Never let any detergent dry onto the stone. For stubborn stains and marks, ammonia can be used sparingly. Be sure to dilute the ammonia with at least four cups of water per cup of ammonia.

The Museum Journal | Excavations at Ur, 1931-32

In 1924-25 we found that the mud-brick terrace wall of Ur-Engur had been refaced with a kisu or revetment in burnt brick which again we attributed to a Larsa king; projecting from this was a fort with sally-port which in its present condition was the work of Kuri-Galzu (about 1400 B.C.) but as proved by inscribed cones found in position, had ...

How to reface exterior brick | eHow UK

2021-8-27 · Scrub gently to clean the mortar as well. Rinse the brick with clean water. Allow the brick to dry for four hours. Roll chemical stripper on to the brick using a paint roller. Apply a thick coat of the stripper. Let the stripper penetrate the brick sealant for 10 to 20 minutes. Roll chemical stripper on to the brick using a paint roller.

Coombe Keynes | British History Online

2021-8-3 · The house was originally of one storey and attics and of limestone rubble; the earliest features in it are the ovolo-moulded ceiling beams, assignable to the mid 17th century; the S. wall was refaced in brickwork in English bond probably in the late 17th century, and the …

Llanmelin Wood Hillfort excavations | Cadw

2021-8-23 · 1930s excavations. Excavations between 1930 and 1932, led by V. E. Nash-Williams of the National Museum of Wales, showed that the hillfort was begun in the third century BC — about 2,300 years ago — as a smaller enclosure surrounded by a single bank and ditch. A small stretch of this earthwork can still be seen outside the main banks on the ...

Rockville rambler ''witch house'' gets new life with a ...

2017-8-30 · The fireplace was refaced with dry stacked stone. (Deborah Jaffe/For The Washington Post) ... A dark accent wall of dry stacked, brushed black limestone anchors the space and provides privacy.

Archaeology InSites | Canmore

2020-9-6 · Lime is made by burning layered locally quarried limestone and coal in the kiln to produce a dry material known as ''quicklime'' or calcium oxide. Water is added to the quicklime in a controlled process known as ''slaking''. It is this process that produces lime for building works. Un-slaked lime - quicklime - was used as a soil improver.

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Replicating important traditional southern architecture was the reason Belmont University turned to Dryvit EIFS to clad the university''s newest building. Dryvit was chosen for its design abilities and cost effectiveness. Dan Calhoun, project manager for general …

Custom Column Caps

2019-4-26 · Edges can be refaced after cutting if necessary. The black limestone cap above is a pyramid-shaped column cap made with an x-cut from a flat cap, then drilled out for the 3" conduit. In most cases cutting is charged for by the lineal foot, and square or round holes priced separately.

Coombe Keynes | British History Online

2021-8-3 · The house was originally of one storey and attics and of limestone rubble; the earliest features in it are the ovolo-moulded ceiling beams, assignable to the mid 17th century; the S. wall was refaced in brickwork in English bond probably in the late 17th …

South Weald | British History Online

2021-7-28 · The Moat is fragmentary and dry. ConditionOf house, good. b (5). Golden Fleece Inn, house (Plate p. 110), and barn, 100 yards W.N.W. of (4). The House is of two storeys, timber-framed and plastered; the roofs are tiled. It was built probably early in …

Fireplace Ideas for Bungalows

2021-7-13 · Green Motawi field tiles are combined with landscape and other decorative tiles in a seemingly random layout on this fireplace. Ceramic tile was also much in favor as a fireplace facing, from plain 6″ x 6″ field tiles to decorative art tiles from now …

DNR: Water: Project Description

The channel will be excavated "in the dry" and will not be connected to the existing channel until the excavation has been stabilized. ... The shaped areas will be lined with an 18" thick layer of limestone riprap placed over a geotextile fabric. ... An existing concrete seawall will be refaced across a portion of the applicant''s 102'' frontage ...

Site C Walled Garden

2020-10-17 · the remains of a dry stone wall (pl. 3). A sherd of pottery fabric 16, Walmgate ware th th (14 -15 century) was seen in the same context on the wall. To the west of the wall a drain was seen (context 14, pl. 4 & 5) running parallel to the wall at a distance of 1m apart. A section of the complete drain with capstone was seen towards the south

Stone & Stonework

2008-8-23 · Stone & Stonework Contents. 1 Introduction. 2 Six Stone Buildings. 3 Stone - The Material. 4 Stone Quarrying. 5 Carving Stone. 6 Rubble Work. 7 Dimensioned Stone. 8 Stone - Defects . 9 Stone - Repairs . 10 Tracery Example. 1 Introduction. Stone, if carefully selected, is a most durable building material. Its aesthetic, practical and symbolic appeal to those who built castles, cathedrals and ...

Stone Fireplace Design and Remodel

Many of our customers have opted for our Faux Stone Panels, Dry Stack and Rock Panels to avoid expensive masonry work and time-consuming installations. Our Faux Stone Panels, River Rock and Fieldstone Panels are easy to install and can be used …

How to Reface a Stone Fireplace | Home Guides | SF Gate

2021-8-19 · How to Reface a Stone Fireplace. Fireplaces are a natural focal point of most rooms. After all, few things command as much attention a raging fire. Though a fireplace is generally considered a ...

Stonemasons Sydney – Sydney Stone Company

Strata Masons, Mona Vale. Another job with a dozen customers. Furthermore we managed to lay 50 tons of materials without making anyone park on the street. 130m2 of sandstone walls and columns, 250m2 brick paving and 125m2 of ceramic tiles including 3 stairways, 11 concrete poles to cut around and 19 doors to remove and trim.

Custom Column Caps

2019-4-23 · Edges can be refaced after cutting if necessary. The black limestone cap above is a pyramid-shaped column cap made with an x-cut from a flat cap, then drilled out for the 3" conduit. In most cases cutting is charged for by the lineal foot, and square or …

OCR B (SHP) Criteria

Refaced with Bath stone due to erosion of the Normandy limestone, 1834-1839,, in order to restore it to how it would have looked when the Normans first built it. The only difference in the re-faced keep is that the whole exterior is now faced in stone while …