ornamental facing meaning

  • [Architecture]

    A decorative effect obtained by laying brick, stone, or tile in an attractive presentation on a wall.


  1. Commercially, he added, the stone was used for ornamental facing in fireplaces and the like.
  2. Ocellar ( orbicular ) varieties of gabbro can be used as ornamental facing stones, paving stones and it is also known by the trade name of'black granite', which is a popular type of graveyard headstone used in funerary rites.

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