Tag: istrean stone

Curbstone

The upper edge of the embankment wall that marks the edge of the fondamenta towards the water; it consists in blocks of Istrean limestone, cut with mortise and tenon joints to avoid horizontal movement when set in place.

Paramento (facing)

The surface, generally made out of masonry or Istrean stone, constituted by the facing of the embankment walls.

Bolognini

Blocks of Istrean stone cut into parallelepipeds and used for the facing of embankment walls.


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