Stonemason

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Stonemason

An artisan skilled in dressing and laying stone for buildings and other purposes.
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Stonemasons working on the restoration of the belfry of Durham cathedral
Master stonemason Alan Ash - who has created some of the most beautiful and enduring rock walls, arches and buildings around, using techniques that date back about as far as civilization itself - came to his life's work almost accidentally.
Stonemason Toby Johnson works on the window traceries at the Old Grammar School, in Hales Street, in the city centre | Stonemason Toby Johnson works on the window traceries at the Old Grammar School, in Hales Street, in the city centre
SPECIAL MOMENT: Mayor Olwyn Peters unveils the Loftus Stonemason artwork
REPAIRS Brendan Teasdale of Team Force stonemasons with one of the statues
The stonemasons have to tell the council how they will do the job which has to fit in with guidelines set by the National Association of Memorial Stonemasons.
HOURS AND ENVIRONMENT Stonemasons work up to 40 hours a week with occasional overtime.
Casey Harison's study of the migrant stonemasons from central France who were responsible for much of the construction of Paris in the nineteenth century fills a significant gap in the historiography of nineteenth-century France.
The Cader Idris sculpture, inset, outside Cardiff Central train station is dismantled by stonemasons PICTURE: Peter Bolter
These chips are the remains of the final dressing of the stones by the stonemasons.
Some of the first proprietors in town were stonemasons who worked on the castles of Europe," he said.
COMPARING AND CONTRASTING: The work of ancient Rome's stonemasons survive in that city's buildings and monuments more than 2,000 years later.