The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 6: Structures used in Gardening

Wal plates in timber, stone and cast iron

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2087. The wall-plate, or coping of the parapet, is sometimes a plate of timber, sometimes of stone, and occasionally of cast-iron. Wherever upright glass is not employed, it must, of necessity, form also the guttering for the water of the roof; and, at the same time, for the water which condenses on the glazed inside of the house.