Thursday, November 10, 2011

Pronunciation

Two old walls at Huntingtower Castle in Perth, Scotland.

One is dry laid.

One isn't.

The one without mortar is more pleasing to look at since the contours are clearly visible and each 'stone' is far more pronounced

By the way here in Scotland, stone is pronounced 'stoow-in'.

2 comments:

  1. I much prefer the dry stoow-in wall meself.
    Alot more character still to grow on it!!

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  2. Its pronounced 'stane'

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