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Snecked Squared Rubble.
Walls out of different sized squared blocks. The name comes from the use of snecks that are the small blocks cut to fit the gaps. Also called multiple rise work.
Small blocks that make up the differences in between larger blocks.
Jumper or Riser
Large blocks that that are two or three times larger than the smallest ones.

multiple rise rubble

A modern veneered wall that uses factory cut modular sizes. In this case the blocks are 90, 190, and 290, so that with a standard 10 bed they can be used to build any wall height in increments of 100mm.

snecked squared rubble

A late 19th century wall showing a little more variety.

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