Graphical Construction Glossary >> masonry. >> stonework >> Ashlar Masonry
What we think of as good masonry, the type that is used in our cities for public buildings consists a precise stonework and the individual blocks of stone are called ashlars.
Masonry also using multiple rise, but not for any effect, but for practical reasons of using up smaller size blocks but keeping strictly to full matching bed joints every third course.
A detail from one of the buildings designed and built by Sir Christopher Wren in the 17 century at Greenwhich. UK. Once again using Portland Stone.
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