This section focuses on carved stones that are details of buildings rather than being public monuments in their own right. As a category these have some integrity from a curatorial perspective. Conservation of carved stone elements in situ as part of historic fabric, or ex-situ fragments that may or not be associated with the place they were created for, can pose specific issues. It also embraces carved stones sometimes found in the grounds of buildings, such as sundials and foundations.
2.5.3 Masons’ marks