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Encyclopedia of Historic Masonry Restoration

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Quarry tile

Quarry tile is a low strength and relatively high permeability tile made from low temperature kiln fired clay


Stone or pronounced masonry exterior building corners are called quoining. The image below shows an example of a brick building with stone quoining at the exterior corners. Similar to a pigeon hole walk corner, this detail provides a a break up to the otherwise continuous… Read More »Quoining