I've seen these too - usually from maybe 6" to 18" across? Look like
cast or maybe forged black iron? I'll ask if these were what our
curious visitors saw.
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, Marc73@a... wrote:
> In a message dated 11/21/05 3:05:06 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> clemenst@h... writes:
> Older structures used through-bolts to stabilize large buildings and
> the builders often used different motifs as a "washer" to show on the
> Quite a few of the older farm houses in my area have this
> system. Very common in central PA...
> Marc Riddell
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