broad stone

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1. Squared building stone.
2. Ashlar masonry.
3. A vertical stud between the floor beams and rafters of a garret.
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Typically, the building blocks of the Zocolo cluster together in Hispanic colonial proximity, their claustrophobic intensity brilliantly released into the broad stone void of the city's principal square.
To the side and rear of the distinctive elevations is an elevated stone terrace and paths with broad stone steps beyond which is a large sunken garden with mature specimen trees.
The broad stone staircase with its large newel post and acorn finial is also original and leads up to a galleried landing and another lancet arched-head window.
The honour of carrying the flame the last few yards up Stormont's steps fell to Mike Teem who walked up the broad stone staircase leading to the official welcoming party.
Meanwhile Oakdale's Griffiths made up for the disappointment of missing out on local final qualifying for the Open at Birkdale by winning the Broad stone pro-am with three-under-par 67 to take home pounds 625.
A secondary entrance leads to broad stone steps with well stocked herbaceous borders, topiaried yew and holly.
There is also a shelved library with marble fireplace, cellars reached by broad stone steps, boiler and boot rooms plus garaging.
Broad stone steps with retaining walls and pillars are surmounted by ornate Victorian-style urns, and a formal, level, grassed area has a circular, bricked terrace, highlighted by an impressive water feature.
The flexible accommodation radiates from the superb staircase hall with its broad stone staircase rising to a naturally-lit first floor galleried landing, quality extras including cornicing and an Amtico floor.