maçonnerie de remplissage

19:36 May 21, 2018
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French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / étude géotechnique
French term or phrase: maçonnerie de remplissage
Le mur présente des désordres importants à sa base. Les blocs et les moellons constituants la base
du mur ont basculé dans le lit du cours d’eau en faisant apparaitre la maçonnerie de remplissage du
mur, irrégulière et très peu jointoyée
Neydou
France
Local time: 04:48


Summary of answers provided
3( sandstone block) footings
Oliver Toogood
3rubble work masonry
liz askew


  

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rubble work masonry


Explanation:
Dictionary of Civil Engineering: English-French
https://books.google.co.uk/books?isbn=0306484749
Jean-Paul Kurtz - 2007 - ‎Technology & Engineering
MASK WALL Mur masque Construction A dwarf wall interdependent of the ... MASON Maçon Masonry A worker specialized in the masonry constructions; also says ... or rubble work masonry (la maçonnerie de blocage ou de remplissage), ...

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( sandstone block) footings


Explanation:
That certainly covers the idea of ' blocs et moellons'; there has been movement in the footings, possibly due to water ingress and / or subsidence, due to the fact they were not strong enough, and have crumbled, leading to instability in the wall, producing step cracks;

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