mill construction

noun
heavy, fire-resistant timber construction within masonry walls, all vertical communication being within masonry towers provided with fire doors.
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The foundation of the building is reinforced concrete and the structural system is primarily timber mill construction.
Belting was also much lighter, easier to maintain, and more forgiving of imprecise mill construction.
The interior features heavy mill construction, but retains no original furnishings.
The main building exhibits elements of typical mill construction with an interior frame system supported by wood floors.
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