Stone building

Stone building

Any type of stone suitable for use in exterior construction; including granite, limestone, sandstone, and marble.
References in classic literature ?
It was a grey stone building of two stories only, and from where he was seemed completely embowered in flowers and creepers.
Noah's tomb is built of stone, and is covered with a long stone building.
Just a little stone building actually on the beach," Hamel explained.
The Asile de Nuit is a large stone building where pauper and vagabond may get a bed for a week, provided their papers are in order and they can persuade the friars in charge that they are workingmen.
So, I rubbed it off with all possible speed by turning into a street where I saw the great black dome of Saint Paul's bulging at me from behind a grim stone building which a bystander said was Newgate Prison.
Menelek returned and took up his headquarters in the stone building that was called the palace.
It was a large, handsome stone building, standing well on rising ground, and backed by a ridge of high woody hills; and in front, a stream of some natural importance was swelled into greater, but without any artificial appearance.
The building stood by itself, apart from the master's house, on an angle of ground where three roads met--an old gray stone building with a steep roof and mullioned windows.
It was a shock to me to turn from the wonderful smoky beauty of a sunset over London, with its lurid lights and inky shadows and all the marvellous tints that come on foul clouds even as on foul water, and to realize all the grim sternness of my own cold stone building, with its wealth of breathing misery, and my own desolate heart to endure it all.
Contemporary Turkish writer and journalist Ash Erdogan's new short-story collection, The Stone Building and Other Places, which won the prestigious Sait Faik Short Story Award in Turkey in 2010, brings together narratives of suffering, trauma, and isolation.
The remains of a stone building have been discovered by a team of archaeologists.
Tim Upson Smith, from Northamptonshire County Council's archaeological unit, supervised the three-week dig, and described the discovery of a substantial stone building and wall as "exciting".