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. Bucksheesh let us in.
"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.
Menelek returned and took up his headquarters in the stone building that was called the palace.
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.
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.
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.
There were rude but beautiful stone buildings. There were archways; temples; public squares; and images, not at all beautiful, for they seemed to be of man-monsters--doubtless ancient gods.
"The Stone Building and Other Places" is a collection of short stories.
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.