lead roof

lead roof

A flat roof covered with sheet lead.
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"Bricks," he whispered, very low--"old yellow bricks, crumbling with age in a garden- wall; the sweet breath of young cows standing in a mountain-stream; the lead roof of a dove- cote--or perhaps a granary--with the mid-day sun on it; black kid gloves lying in a bureau- drawer of walnut-wood; a dusty road with a horses' drinking-trough beneath the sycamores; little mushrooms bursting through the rotting leaves; and--and--and--"
They were quite alone on the immense lead roof. They sat down again and Raoul said:
The lead roof has been replaced some time ago using a felt roofing product.
Some 180,000 bees kept in in hives on Notre Dame's lead roof have been discovered alive despite the destructive blaze at the Paris cathedral.
The fire destroyed most of the lead roof of the 950-year-old architectural treasure and caused its spire, which was added in the 19th century, to collapse.
Herrick noted that the particular way in which portions of the cathedral collapsed were a testament to its Medieval identity, particularly vis--vis Notre Dame's lead roof.
It comes after masonry work was complete in November, with the next stage of the project being the repairing of the lead roof and the installation of the new viewing deck.
THIEVES have stolen the entire lead roof from a Grade I-listed village church.
The lead roof will be replaced and the timber structure repaired and made safe.
The pyramid shape lead roof will be replaced, and the timber structure repaired and made safe.