Date stone

Date stone

A stone that is carved with the date of completion of the structure and embedded in the walls; found in many colonial buildings.

date stone

date stone
A stone, imbedded in the walls of many old buildings, carved with the date of completion of the structure.
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It extends over three floors, with a date stone from 1862.
On your left are two houses with a date stone of 1933 on the front.
There is a date stone of 1616 on one of the three barns that are suitable for conversion, so there has been something there for nearly 400 years.
An unusual talking point is the date stone on the attractive clocktower to the property.
The listing dates the house from 1835, though a date stone in the south wall is clearly 1804.
It was built around 1840 on the site of an earlier house and takes its name from the crenellated brick tower, known to have been constructed by a John Cronfield and bearing a 1791 date stone.
Its date stone is marked 1705 and it is in the architectural guide books, noticed by Pevsner as a fine Queen Anne specimen, typical of the late 17th-century style.
The memorial garden housing gravestones resited from the original Capel Celyn is surrounded by boulder field walls which incorporate the date stone from the original chapel.
The house has an imposing facade and a date stone above the arched front doorway.
As well as the statue the report also mentioned other aspects of Cowane's Hospital which require restoration work as 'immediate priority.' These include weathered date stone letter-cut panels on the building walls, Victorian stone door and window surrounds and the balustrade to the south east of the building which was vandalised.