An “ashlar piece” in building is an upright piece of timber framed between the common rafters and the wall plate.
It is built of rubble masonry, with ashlar facework, laid in hydraulic mortar.
The four central piers are of iron erected on pillars of ashlar masonry.
ashlar walls are constructed of carefully worked blocks of regular dimensions and set with fine joints.
The bishop reserves for his own share a hundred and sixty cubic meters of ashlar!
At one of the roughly rounded angles the ashlar facing remained intact.
The chamber is covered with a coating of ashlar masonry, which is shaped into an apsidal form at the end opposite to the façade.
Emplecton, em-plek′ton, n. masonry in which the outsides of the walls are ashlar and the insides filled up with rubbish.
The flame that clomb the ashlar gray Had burned it red as tile.
In ordinary building houses of ashlar seem to be novel enough to be mentioned.
late 14c., "square stone for building or paving," from Old French aiseler, from Latin axillaris, from axilla, diminutive of axis "board, plank," which is perhaps not the same axis that means "axle." The stone sense is peculiar to English.