Chimney stack


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Chimney stack

That part of a chimney that is carried above the roof of a building: a group of chimneys carried up together.

chimney stack

1.A group of chimneys carried up together.
2. A very tall chimney, usually round in cross section, attached to factories, mills, etc.
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Granite blocks were falling on the car and the chimney stack was hanging over my house.
They said they had made three chimney stacks safe before leaving.
This is because while the image of long terraces of stone houses, with colourful doors, slate roofs and large chimney stacks, is known throughout the world, many people living in the Valleys are unaware of their homes' heritage value.
Left, the man forces over a chimney stack as police move in (above)
It is a big, tall chimney stack and we believe a gust of wind has caught it square on, weakening the structure and causing it to collapse.
The only reported injury was to student David Bates, 19, who suffered a suspected broken pelvis when a chunk of masonry from a chimney stack crashed into his bedroom in Wombwell, South Yorkshire.
A small group protested at plans by a local Irish Cement factory to build a 125-metre chimney stack also gathered outside the tomb.
At the height of the fire, the Hastings to Ore railway line had to be closed because of fears that a tall chimney stack could collapse on to the track.
High winds have been blamed for the gable end and chimney stack of the Yarm Road property coming crashing to the ground.
Look for broken chimney pots and cracked or worn brickwork on the chimney stack, and check for missing pointing, and loose flashings (the lead or bitumen seal between chimney and roof).
The temporary stack that emitted the rust flakes has since been demolished and the main chimney stack is now being used.