Historically reclaimed medina stone ashlar block from church wall. (more pictures)
Medina Ashlar block is most commonly seen in the construction of churches, libraries, City Hall’s and mansions between the 1820s and 1930s. The historic stone material is a finely dressed stone with typically very thin joints. The face of the reclaimed stone may be quarry-face or feature a variety of treatments – tooled, smoothly polished, or rendered with another material for decorative effect.
Ashlar may be coursed with continuous horizontal joints or delliberately discontinuous joints both vertically and horizontally.