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It was pulled down in 1547, but the substructure was left standing, and some private houses were erected upon it.
The side facing the north rested upon a solid substructure of hard blocks of hewn stone washed by the waves.
It is indeed the foundation, the substructure of a plant, but not strictly the first thing that starts to grow.
Early in September the first brick of my new National Opera-house, prior to the commencement of the substructure, was laid.
The street at this point is (or was) obviously supported upon a masonry substructure, upon which the houses abut.
THOMAS HARDY'S DORSETROBERT THURSTON HOPKINS
Substructure, sub′struk-tūr, n. an under structure or building: foundation.
It has come to be the substructure of a rational theology based upon speculation.
They generally consisted of a substructure of stone, upon which was raised a conical elevation.
ARCHITECTURETHOMAS ROGER SMITH
We shall come upon this subject of the influence of the roof on the design of the substructure more in detail later on.
The ancient city-wall is known to have been of Roman substructure, although surmounted by work of later date.

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