Date stone

Date stone

A stone that is carved with the date of completion of the structure and embedded in the walls; found in many colonial buildings.

date stone

date stone
A stone, imbedded in the walls of many old buildings, carved with the date of completion of the structure.
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The team of drystone wallers at Gearstone Lodge, Chapel le Dale and, top left: chairman John Allatt lays the date stone
Granger's group used the same technique to date stone artifacts found elsewhere in Sterkfontein Caves to 2.
The stunning B-listed former Jacobean watermill, in Stirton Mill, Cupar, is believed to have been owned by Balmerino Abbey and has a 1799 date stone.
All things in the universe are created to serve the One Lord Who sustains them all by means of one another, and Who controls the miraculous cycles of life and death: "God it is that splits the seed and the date stone, brings the living from the dead and the dead from the living: That is your God -- how are you turned away?
The original castle was built in 1474, as the stronghold of the OODonnell family, and today you can still see a date stone from 1621, which has remained on the property.
A special commemorative date stone was unveiled by North Tyneside Council elected mayor Linda Arkley, to mark the end of the project.
Zitouni's company, headquartered in Algeria, has a developmental approach to creating clean fuel, byproducts such as flour or coffee from the date stone and - more importantly - create jobs with added value for date palm farmers.
Local resident Brian Laurence rescued the date stone from the site when the old primary school was being demolished and kept it in his garden.
DES WRECK Before and after; UNDETERRED Steve salvages date stone for rebuild
Despite its date stone of 1730, the basic house is probably older still as the wide blocks on either side of the door, known as 'springs', are a fashion pre-dating 1700.