And The Walls Came Tumbling Down!

Stonefall—happened one evening, June 2007; no-one below luckily. This section was due for demolition—just hadn't got round to it. Guess I got away with this one with just a bit of scrappy boarding getting smashed and buried by the rubble. In the image below, I've zeroed in on the unstable area prior to the collapse.... Continue Reading →

The Courtyard Wall—Stage 1—April 2005

Started rebuilding the stone boundary wall by clearing the ground to lay down the foundation stones. The original wall had once been considerably higher but was now in a very poor state, unstable and overgrown with ivy. It looked a mess, so we demolished all but the final metre in the corner. For classic dry-stone... Continue Reading →

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