Cobbled together

December 19, 1997

(Photograph) - Cobbled together: Kathryn Coventry, part-time lecturer at the University of Plymouth's school of civil and structural engineering, could provide information for mortgage lenders concerned about the risks of financing people who want to buy houses held together by soil rather than mortar. She is studying the soil used in old cob houses in Devon.

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