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stone facing

A relatively thin stone veneer used as the exterior surface of a curtain wall, 2; for example, the headquarters of the United Nations has a stone facing of marble.
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The interior was described as being "a marvel of height and gracefulness" and it was built in red brick with stone facings and roofed with grey slate.
The house is only 10 years old with an evolved cottage look: Dormer windows, stone facings and brick detail and interiors of character, features including timber flooring, hand-made kitchen and exposed beams.