Coping stone

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Coping stone

The stone block that forms a coping to a wall.

coping stone, capstone, copestone

coping stone
A stone which forms a coping.
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The cost to restore the system to its original condition (replacement of caulking between coping stones, repair of cracked stones and required masonry pointing) after the first 10 years is $10,000, as represented by the heavy line segment to the right of the first "scallop.
Australian backpacker Christine Foster, 26, died after being hit by falling coping stones in June 2000 at a west end bar.
Divers equipped with lifting gear managed to recover more than 35 of the granite coping stones, each weighing 2.
If you see any defects in the coping stones, use Polycell Exterior Polyfilla to fill them.
It has been repeatedly vandalised over the past decade, most recently having its coping stones broken off and thrown into the river.
The repairs are expected to be completed by mid-October and include rebuilding one of the bridge's brick parapets and replacing its sandstone coping stones.
Council workmen who removed coping stones in Old Bank House gardens discovered a hidden chamber about 30 metres long - which has been identified as a form of outside heating to protect fruit trees and possibly dates back over 200 years.
This is why this part of the wall has ridged coping stones, to deter people from sitting on it, compared with the wide rounded top of the wall in the background.
This includes reinforcement of the steel spandrel beam, masonry reconstruction and the repair or replacement of coping stones.
We are going to replicate the existing small steps within the spillway, retain two thirds of the existing spillway walls and re-use coping stones where possible.