coping stone

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coping stone

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copingstone

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(Building) another word for copestone1
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Noun1.coping stone - a stone that forms the top of wall or building
stone - building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose; "he wanted a special stone to mark the site"
wall - an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
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But when the rising sun began to gild the coping stones at the gable ends of the houses, Cornelius, eager to know whether there was any living creature about him, approached the window, and cast a sad look round the circular yard before him
Heave over the coping stones from the battlements, an better may not be Get pick-axe and levers, and down with that huge pinnacle
Kaa had only just worked his way over the west wall, landing with a wrench that dislodged a coping stone into the ditch.
ASunderland's Roker Pier has been closed since gale force winds and huge waves washed more than 100 metres of railings into the sea, along with the coping stones they were fixed to.
Sunderland's Roker Pierhas been closed since gale force winds and huge waves washed more than 100 metres of railings into the sea, along with the coping stones they were fixed to.
I would re-do the top row and also fit coping stones if the wall gets a lot of rain and is north facing.
Contract Notice: The works comprise the resetting of a retaining wall coping stones, erection of a new strained wire fence, construction of steps, shrub planting and grass and wildflower seeding and 12 months maintenance
I bet it has no damp-proof protection or coping stones.
Each pot is actually made from three curved coping stones laid on their sides, forming a triangular planting space.
The concrete cast coping stones on my boundary wall are crumbling.
I use this tool a lot, especially for removing paint from coping stones and it has never let me down.
A spokesman for Smethwick Police said: "These coping stones are important to the character of the area and we do not want any more victims of theft.