pitched stone

pitched stone

A rough-faced stone having each edge of the exposed face pitched at a slight bevel, nearly in the plane of the face.
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02 Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold): The repair to the storm damage to the armour stone revetment and the pitched stone revetment adjacent to the A 888 near Craigston, on the west side of the Isle of Barra.
7 When the valley divides 550yd (500m) later, take the left-hand fork and climb the crude pitched stone steps into Lightspout Hollow.
The Grade I-listed castle, with five acres of gardens and grounds, is built in stone, with wrought-iron windows and a pitched stone roof.
The Grade 1-listed castle, with five acres of gardens and grounds, is built in stone, with wrought-iron windows, and a pitched stone roof.
There, both players saw their tee-shots run through the back of the green but, while Loftus pitched stone dead, Munro was not so accurate with his wedge and, when he missed his par effort from six feet, the match was over.
The Lighthouse has a pitched stone apron to keep out the tides but needs maintenance to survive.