Beckett's Provincial Builders' Price Book and Surveyors' Guide

Beckett's Provincial Builders' Price Book and Surveyors' Guide

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...the said Commissioners, certified under the hand of their clerk, to build with or add to, or cause or allow to be built with or added to, any building fronting any street, any projecting pilaster which shall not project more than six inches, or in streets more than ten yards wide, measuring as aforesaid, more than twelve inches from the perpendicular line of the front brick or stone-work of the building where it fronts such street: Provided also, that the erection of such pilaster shall not entitle the owner of such building at any future period to bring forward or advance the front wall of such buildings in a line with the front of such pilaster; and in the absence of any evidence to the contrary on the part of the owner, the presumption shall be that, save as hereby expressly allowed, the right of such owner was limited to the line of such front wall without such pilaster or cornice. REGULATIONS AS TO RAISING BUILDINGS. LXVHI.--And be it enacted, that buildings may be raised whenever the outer walls and the party-walls, or separate side or end walls thereof, are of sufficient strength, and so far sound and in good repair as to be fit to bear additional walls thereon, of the materials and thickness which are by this Act prescribed for outer walls and party-walls respectively, of the rate of building intended to be raised, and where the height of the said outer walls and partywalls and roof of the building when raised shall not exceed any of the heights by this Act directed, for the rate of which the building will be when raised, and not otherwise. ADJOINING CHIMNEYS AND FLUES TO BE RAISED. LXIX.--And be it enacted, that in case any building so raised shall be of a greater height than the adjoining building, and the flues or chimneys of such...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236511832
  • 9781236511836