mason's mark

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In medieval construction, a mark cut in a dressed stone to identify the stonecutter.
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There is also a kitchen, utility, cloakroom, family bathroom, and plenty of period features such as gothic windows, inscriptions and mason's marks.
They unanimously agreed that the markings are mason's marks or hieratic characters.
The dock gates are in good condition and you can see the mason's marks.
These names were not just scratches but carved in like mason's marks, cut with skill and care.
Bob Mattimore will give a talk on medieval mason's marks.