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Up amongst the Malvern Hills there are a number of quarrys where Malvern stone used to be sourced. Malvern stone is very distinctive and is basically granite.  When they build walls or houses of it they apply the mortar between the stones in a way that is peculiar to the area and this is due, for reasons that escape me, to the heaviness of the stone.  I must try and take some… Read More