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dry stone

Gilbert Phelps

dry stone

a novel

by Gilbert Phelps

  • 41 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Barker in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Gilbert Phelps.
The Physical Object
Pagination286p.,19cm
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18752333M


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He also offers /5(6). Celebrating the craft of dry stone walling. Produced by the Dry Stone Walling Association. ISBN Celebrating the craft of dry stone walling, Walls in the Landscape contains over stunning photographs highlighting the diverse nature of walls throughout the country and is produced by the DSWA to coincide with its 50 th.

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Drystone Retaining Walls: Design, Construction and Assessment draws on theoretical work and full-scale practical testing to explain how these structures work, without presuming that the reader has received an engineering education.

The book goes on to give enough detail to give the professional engineer confidence in the methods used in design. Description. Written by Alan Brooks and Sean Adcock. This is the fourth edition of this extensive handbook on dry stone walling.

Often referred to as the “bible” by wallers this handbook covers every topic related to proper dry stone walling. The mission of the non-profit Dry Stone Conservancy is to preserve historic dry stone structures and to revive and promote the ancient craft of dry-laid masonry.

The Dry Stone Conservancy works with local, state, and federal government entities to achieve that mission. Dry stone walling is one of the oldest country crafts. These structures form one of the most striking features of the rural landscape, whether meandering through a field or gracing a home.

In this hands-on guide, landscaper Andy Radford explores the history of dry stone walls and explains how and why they were originally built. He also offers step-by-step instruction, enhanced with.

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The main aims of the Association are to promote a greater understanding and knowledge about the traditional craft of dry stone walling and to encourage the repair and maintenance of dry stone walls throughout the country. The book is pages, and covers a broad range of styles and features of dry stone structures in Great Britain.

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J.S ers:   A curving dry stone wall on The Chevin built by DSWA member Lee Jones. Photograph: Carey Davies David Griffiths is an unusual combination of waller and thespian.

“Every rock type has its own Author: Carey Davies. Jimbour Dry Stone Wall is a heritage-listed stone wall at Dalby-Jandowae Road, Jimbour East, Western Downs Region, Queensland, was built circa s.

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Buy Dry Stone Walling (): A Practical Handbook: NHBS - Alan Brooks and Sean Adcock, The Conservation Volunteers. About this book This book is an approachable and fascinating look at the traditional craft of dry stone walling.

Written in plain language, it offers a practical guide to the techniques used in different parts of the country and gives background detail which explains the simple principles involved and shows why walls have developed in their own.

The best dry stone walls and structures from Britain and Ireland. I am trying to identify Britain and Ireland's walling treasures, the best of stonework whether it be walls or structures. These are currently forming a series of articles and snippets in Stonechat the magazine of the North Wales Branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association, and in.

How lucky that the charity Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain found my film on youtube last November and asked if they could make it into a book. Now they have produced a dear little 24 page book of the poem and pictures using my original artwork. I was even invited into a local primary school last week and the children loved it.

The book includes written contributions from HRH Prince Charles, Patron of the Dry Stone Walling Association, and its President, Lord Cavendish, who owns Burlington Stone, the company that quarries Cumbrian slate and limestone. Copies are £20 plus £4 p&p from the Dry Stone Walling Association.

This book explains the reasons for building dry stone walls, the story of their development, technical details of their construction, regional styles and the state of the craft today.

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Dry stone walls have been created for thousands of years and, if done well, will look as if they have been in place for at least that long. Yet anyone can learn how to lay a dry stone wall, insists Richard Ingles, a master craftsman who has built these structures in the UK for more than four decades.(Ingles began dry stone walling on his father’s farm as a boy— and Author: Clare Coulson.