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Cherry Cocking/Galloting and Pointing/Mortar Illustrations

Cherrycocking or Galleting. The stones inserted into the beds and joints are both functional and aesthetically pleasing.
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Note the use of a harder whinstone better able to resist the damp conditions which can exist at the base of a wall and the loss of the original pointing in this area which has beeen replaced in a totally unsympathetic mortar using portland cement.
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Cherrycorking or Galloting