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 characteristic ways. It provides and excellent mix of basic how-to information, variations from around the UK, and historical information. It also includes an appendix with information on the dry stone wall certification program.
Published 2004 by The Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain
ISBN 0 9512306 89