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(civil engineering)
A thin coating of mortar or plaster on a brick or stone surface.
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The application of mortar to the back of the facing material, or the face of the backing material. Also called back-plastering.
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parget, pargeting, pargetting, parge-work, parging

applying a parget, 3
parget, 1
1. Elaborate plasterwork; esp. an ornamental facing for plaster walls, sometimes decorated with figures in low relief or indented; often used on the exterior of houses in the Tudor period.
2. An interior lining of a flue to provide a smooth surface and to aid in fire protection.
3. In masonry construction, a coat of cement mortar (generally containing dampproofing ingredients) on the face of rough masonry, the earth side of foundation and basement walls, or the like; a parge coat.
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You need to reline it with parging again or solid clay or concrete pipes.
Prior to that, there were some flues that were built with an impervious liner, but the majority were simply a box of brickwork lined out with a cement mortar, known as parging.