Brickwork with only the stretchers (long sides) of the bricks showing.
A sloping member holding the ends of the treads and risers of a staircase. A closed string has a continuous upper edge and covers the ends of the treads and risers. An open string is cut into the shape of the treads and risers.
Horizontal course or moulding projecting from the surface of a wall.
Vertical or oblique timber between two members of a truss, not directly supporting longitudinal timbers. On a tie-beam, queen-struts are in pairs, a king-strut is placed centrally; compare queenposts, kingpost.
A durable lime plaster, sometimes incorporating marble dust. It can be shaped into ornamental or architectural features, or used externally as a protective coating.
Subsidiary vertical timbers of a timber-framed wall or partition. Close studding has closely set studs of equal size.
(Scots): Of masonry, hacked or picked as a key for rendering; used as a surface finish in the 19th century.
Buddhist shrine, circular in plan.
Top of the solid platform on which a classical colonnade stands.