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Coping stone

The stone block that forms a coping to a wall.
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coping stone, capstone, copestone

coping stone
A stone which forms a coping.
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One of the coping stones used in the construction of Liverpool's Old Dock, which was recycled from the ruins of nearby Liverpool Castle.
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." The system graph is "reset" after these repairs so that 10 years later the cost is once again $10,000.
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 2.2 tonnes, from the sea so they can be reused.
Gale pleaded guilty to stealing lead off the roof of the Royal Mail Sorting Office and causing damage to coping stones belonging to Royal Mail.
Additional project work includes the rebuilding of all parapet walls, the fabrication and installation of new custom windowsills and coping stones, and the installation of new, cap sheet roofing.
Leslie, 22, was using the hand-held saw to help his best pal, Joe Johnson, cut coping stones.
"This has resulted in more than 50 metres of railings and the coping stones they were cemented into being washed away.
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. John Johnson, waterway supervisor at the Canal & River Trust, said: "The bridge is a well-preserved and little-altered example of those along the Stratford-Upon-Avon Canal.
If you see any defects in the coping stones, use Polycell Exterior Polyfilla to fill them.