dry-stone wall

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Synonyms for dry-stone wall

a stone wall made with stones fitted together without mortar


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The 73-year-old man, from Ireshopeburn in County Durham, died after his car left the A689 road in Weardale and collided with a dry-stone wall on January 4.
Go back down the lane, lined with dry-stone walls, until you reach a green lane branching off to the left, which you should follow.
Volunteers who make up the group Friends of Moel Findeg have just spent pounds 1,400, raised by logging over three years, to repair damage to the dry-stone wall created at the new nature reserve.
Dry-stone walls provide not just a stock-proof barrier for the farmer, but also a habitat for lichen and small mammals, shelter for farm animals and, of course, a superb characteristic feature of the Snowdonia landscape.
They removed harmful ragwort, prepared and built dry-stone walls and panted flowers and shrubs to encourage many different types of pollinators.
The money will go toward restoring Stirley Farm's old buildings, dry-stone walls and ponds.
The celebrity couple have been given planning consent to erect an area of dry-stone walls in the shape of a roofless abandoned building.
Environment Minister Elliot Morley said higher rates will be introduced to pay farmers for carrying out several projects, such as restoring dry-stone walls and hedges and improving public access to the countryside.
He recalls: "My late wife Glen and I had bought a ramshackle cottage near the Peak District in need of renovation, especially the dry-stone walls.
The building is set on a north-east sloping site that offers views of the fjord, its islands and distant mountains, and of Tugenes, the tip of the promontory, with its strange parallel dry-stone walls which impose a powerful pattern on the meagre grassland.
Kirklees Council has drawn up a plan to fund repairs to dry-stone walls around Castle Hill.
HYWEL JAMES visits the Brecon Beacons National Park in this week's Grass Roots to see a master craftsman at work helping to repair some of the park's many miles of dry-stone walls.
This allows farmers to undertake a variety of projects including looking after more than 4,500 miles of dry-stone walls - a distance 500 miles longer than the Great Wall of China.