Why choose a dry stone wall?

Why choose a dry stone wall?

My latest finished piece in Bradwell, Derbyshire. This is a straight limestone wall with 2 water smoots (as the lane often floods and runs off into the neighbouring brook) and 4 wall heads incorporating a gateway. The stone was some of the last to be taken from the currently defunct Once a Week Quarry at Sheldon, it’s […]

building a dry stone wall head

building a dry stone wall head

A dry stone wall head, also known as a wall end, cheek end or many other regional variants, is not just where the wall finishes, it’s vital to maintaining the strength of the wall and without a well built termination point, walls tend to collapse in a relatively short time. The head is usually the […]