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The Availability of Lime and Masonry Construction in New England: 1630-1733

SC001.1976.067.245.004 (RS12860)

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Collection Name
Old-Time New England
Collection Code
SC001
Dates
1976
Date Notes
Volume 67, Number 245 (Summer-Fall 1976)
Abstract
The shortage of lime in the 17th century made masonry construction a sometimes impractical practice. But wherever lime was available, masonry was quickly integrated into the construction of local buildings. This article takes a look at the production of mortar and the links between lime supplies and local masonry traditions.
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Collection Type
Serials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Article ID: 231
GUSN
169850
Reference Code
SC001.1976.067.245.004

Record details

Originator
Paul B. Jenison (Author)
Publisher
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
Publisher Series
Old Time New England
Place of Publication
Boston, Mass.
Publications Referencing This Collection
(1976). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

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