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Definition of Ragstone
1. undressed masonry in slabs [n -S]
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Literary usage of Ragstone
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1. A Practical Treatise on Natural and Artificial Concrete: Its Varieties and by Henry Reid (1879)
"Mediaeval builders, who used the ragstone extensively, avoided the somewhat ... Hence in nearly all the ancient structures where ragstone was used, ..."
2. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1846)
"In most of the towns of this district the streets are laid with ragstone ... The durability of buildings erected with ragstone depends mainly upon the ..."
3. The history of Maidstone by J M. Russell (1881)
"In mediaeval times Maidstone was famous for its valuable deposits of ragstone. The stone quarried in the neighbourhood was sought after not only for ..."