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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It took much planning and an elevated camera high in the Triforium and as the sun invigorated the mason's marks in the stone I saw it happen, as the Saxon stone was sun-kissed for a brief moment and then cast into darkness.
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.