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Bath stone

(Brit) a kind of limestone used as a building material, esp at Bath in England
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  • For the train had run into a wall of bath stone, and several of the passengers were killed.

    Erema R. D. Blackmore
  • The building is of bath stone, and has flying buttresses and a high square tower.


    G. E. (Geraldine Edith) Mitton
  • St. Dionis' Church is a noticeable object, built of red brick, with bath stone dressings.

    Hammersmith, Fulham and Putney Geraldine Edith Mitton
  • It is built in the ornamented parts and internally of bath stone, the exterior being the gritstone of the neighbourhood.

    The Forest of Dean H. G. Nicholls
  • The principal entrance to the church is on the west side, and the door has a sumptuous carving in bath stone over it.

    The Church Index William Pepperell
  • The church is built of Kentish rag and bath stone dressings, and the roofs are covered with slate in bands of colour.

    The Church Index William Pepperell
  • The Guildhall is a beautiful Grecian structure of bath stone, and was greatly enlarged in 1848.

  • Government House is an architecturally picturesque building of bath stone, built by convict labour.

    Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water

    Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent
  • As “bath stone” it is famous, and has made Bath exclusively a city of stone-built houses.

    The Bath Road

    Charles G. (Charles George) Harper

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