Coping stone


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Coping stone

The stone block that forms a coping to a wall.
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coping stone, capstone, copestone

coping stone
A stone which forms a coping.
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Without a coping stone, rain will not run off and the wall becomes saturated.
3) Coping Stones: Depending upon the type of coping stones, you should look for various things.
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He threw a banana skin at their home, sprayed their car windscreen with a hose while the mother and child were inside and used a tin to repeatedly strike a coping stone dividing the houses' gardens.
They shoved a heavy coping stone off a railway bridge into the path of a train,damaging it and nearly forcing it off the track.
If the wall has a coping stone on top to shed the rainwater away, then a damp-proof course under the coping will keep the wall beneath dry.
The traditional detail is to lay a coping stone on top of the wall and fit directly underneath it a damp proof course.