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Bath stone

noun
  1. British a kind of limestone used as a building material, esp at Bath in England
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Examples from the Web for bath stone

Historical Examples

  • It is built of ragstone with bath-stone dressings, and covered with slate.

    The Church Index

    William Pepperell

  • The external material of the building is Kentish rag, with selected Bath-stone dressings.

    The Church Index

    William Pepperell

  • It is solidly built of Kentish rag, with Bath-stone facings, having two flanking towers, surmounted with stone spires.

    The Church Index

    William Pepperell

  • The west front exterior is in the Decorated style, built of red and straw-coloured brick, with Bath-stone dressings.

    The Church Index

    William Pepperell

  • Many of the buildings are handsome, and are constructed of the white great-oolite, known as bath-stone.