bluestone bluestone  /b ˈlu ˌstoʊn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) bluish-grey sandstone used for paving and building

Usage(s):

  1. System Under Siege The grim bluestone jails of the 19th century have been replaced by clean, modern facilities.
  2. The floors were of bluestone flagging and designed for radiant heating coils.

News

  1. Carpenter's paint spill has homeowner growling

    Q A carpenter touching up some exterior wood dropped splatters of latex paint on my new bluestone tread (and cobblestone) front stairs. Grrrrrrr! I asked around and received conflicting information on how to remove paint. Should I pressure wash, use muriatic acid (what the mason said to use), scrape it off, use Goof Off? Not sure what route to take. Suggestions would be appreciated. I'm afraid ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

  2. Speculative industrial project stirs in Euclid, as Northeast Ohio big boxes fill up

    Ray Fogg Building Methods aims to start construction soon on a 103,000-square-foot warehouse at Euclid's Bluestone Business Park. And tenants are absorbing major industrial vacancies in Cleveland's southeast suburbs.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Sun Press

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Quotes

  1. "It is central to our ethos that we do not get people down here and expect them to stay in Bluestone," says communications manager Richard Harris. "Pembrokeshire is a beautiful place to live, but geographical peripherality has also meant the...
    on Aug 29, 2008 By: Richard Harris Source: WalesOnline

  2. Heritage Minister Alun Ffred Jones said: "As Bluestone approaches its first year of business, I'm delighted that we have recently been able to award William McNamara and the team a five-star holiday Vvllage status. This is testimony to the hard work...
    on Jun 8, 2009 By: Alun Ffred Jones Source: BBC News

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