Dry Stone Walling

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Volunteers start by laying out stones in lines so it is easier to view and select the right stone.

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The wall is constructed using an A-frame to ensure that the wall will be stable and enable water to run off. Large stones are placed on the ground to support the weight of the wall.

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Volunteers work in small groups either side of the wall, laying stones which fit together within the A-frame.

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Small gaps between the stones on either side of the wall are plugged with filling stones.

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The wall is completed when large stones called toppers are placed on the top.