quoins

blocks, usually of stone, up the corner of a building, often in an alternating pattern, and frequently rusticated
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Quoins

The external vertical corner of a wall at a window, doorway or corner of a building, which must be built accurately vertical
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Quoins

stones larger or better shaped, than those of which a wall is composed, used to form the corners of walls or door and window openings. Laid in an arrangement of headers and stretchers on alternate courses, this gives strength to the build, and allows the facework of the walling to tooth in...
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Quoins

Blocks of ashlar forming the corners of buildings.
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Quoins

The stones at the corners of a building. In Georgian buildings they are often emphasised by making them project from the wall face, and chamfering all their exposed edges, except the corner itself. This treatment is a form of rustication. Related Words: Chamfer; Georgian; Rustication
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Quoins

Stones forming the external angles of a wall.
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quoins

stones, frequently dressed, used in the angles of buildings
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Quoins

Stones at the corner of a wall emphasized by size, projection, rustication, or by a different finish.
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Quoins

Stones at the corner of a wall emphasized by size, projection, rustification, or by a different finish.
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Quoins

Blocks of stone forming external corners of masonry walls.
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Quoins

Large, prominent masonry units outlining windows, doorways, segments, and corners of buildings.
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quoins

Quoins are decorative rectangles or squares of stone, brick, wood or concrete, placed at the corners of buildings to add architectural interest.
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Quoins

Stones forming the external angles of a wall.
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Quoins

Units of cut stone or brick used to accentuate the vertical corners of buildings
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