dripstone

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Related to dripstones: Stalactite and Stalagmite
  • noun

Synonyms for dripstone

the form of calcium carbonate found in stalactites and stalagmites

a protective drip that is made of stone

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It takes thousands and thousands of years for dripstones to form.
Rock formations made from dripping water are called dripstone.
There is some formal 'Georgian' with the central front door and neat sash arrangement, and the rear offshoot, looking older with its dripstones, mullions and mouldings, even some tiny, though practical windows under the roof for more effect.
It keeps its handsome 19th century looks with some fine brickwork detailing and stone mullioned windows with dripstones.
The gabled look and the adherence to the vernacular style is impressive, classic Cotswold features also including the dripstones and leaded lights.