The 45deg. style of stone-bedding is also called herringbone masonry (when
one level is laid 45deg. left and the next 45deg. right, of course, no pun
meant). There is a bit of it in the Roman town-house at Dorchester,
interpreted ?by the excavators? as underpinning. Medieval herringbone
work is found at Corfe Castle (12th cent. I think, certainly some of the
oldest work in the castle).
Preston near Weymouth, Dorset, England
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