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  • On Hampsfell, the nearby ridge "most likely to appeal to a semi-retired fellwaker" according to Alfred Wainwright, ramblers treading their way over emerald turf and past limestone pavements sometimes hear the priory bells as they reach the stone-built tower of the Hospice, with its views aptly fit to go with the sound of the change-ringing below.

    Country diary: Cartmel, Cumbria

  • So, Hanna and I took the train through, met up with Tero and had a cool hour or so in a local museum where you can walk through the excavated streets of the earliest stone-built settlement.

    Adventures of a Couch-Hopping Scribbler Part 3: Hail, Helsinki!

  • It stood on its own, no other house built on to it, and we knew without debate that it was the house of the rich; stone-built, with one lofty round tower, it stood in its gardens bounded by awall, but not too high a wall for us to climb: to drop softly, between the bushes on the other side.

    Hilary Mantel Comma

  • Using historical photographs and documents, some found stored in a wine cellar at the home, Mr. Karmely was able to get a sense of what the stone-built home and its landscaping looked like in its heyday.

    On Offer in Hamptons

  • This latter stone-built hamlet stands beside the now reluctant river Manifold that's little more than a rill as it saunters beneath the bridge at Brund Mill.

    Country diary

  • Back in the bottom of the valley and continuing west along the main street, now called Avenida Hidalgo, we pass the lovely two-storey, stone-built Casa Stallforth mansion and Antiguo Hotel Hidalgo.

    Chihuahua City, Pancho Villa and Parral de Hidalgo

  • In Midland England W.G. Hoskins described eastern Leicestershire as “a landscape of sharp hills, woodland, stone-built villages and many fine churches”.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • In his Midland England – which is to those fighting Midlandsism what The Woman's Room was to early feminists – WG Hoskins described eastern Leicestershire as "a landscape of sharp hills, woodland, stone-built villages and many fine churches".

    No to the Pennbury eco-town

  • The primary building material in early (‘Anglo-Saxon’) England was timber (which does not mean that buildings were necessarily unsophisticated, as discussed in an earlier post on timber architecture), which at first sight might appear inconsistent with a stone-built tower.

    Kings of Lindsey

  • Built little and low, and one room only, for a woman who had almost no needs at all, beyond her small stone-built altar against one wall, and her plain straw pallet against another, and her small cleared space of garden behind for vegetables and herbs.

    His Disposition


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