chimney foundation

chimney foundation

A very large substructure, in a cellar, that supported the load of a huge fireplace and massive centrally located chimney and transmitted this load to the earth or rock below; such a foundation was necessarily immense because of the heavy load of the fireplace above it. Usually rectangular in shape and constructed of brick, stone, fieldstone, stone rubble, or some combination thereof.
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This part of the project concerns the supply and construction of the boiler construction, tile silo, outbuildings, chimney foundation, soil and surface works.
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Habitat for Humanity was employed to remove the structure for donation value leaving only the standing chimney foundation and flatwork.