drystone

drystone

[′drī‚stōn]
(geology)
A stalagmite or stalactite formed by dropping water.
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ITALIAN olive grower Salvatore Papaccio made a dash across Europe to pick up drystone walling techniques in County Durham recently.
Thomas Murphy huddersfield examiner Dog mess costs Yorkshire Water PS25k a year in Huddersfield There seems to be a problem at Digley where the poo is bagged and thrown into trees or stuffed into drystone walls.
A drystone walling apprenticeship scheme by the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Partnership.
These include improving drystone wall perimeters and fences, increasing the number of wild flowers and putting up bird boxes to encourage more wildlife.
The County Durham Hedgerow Partnership's 10th annual celebration of rural art will bring drystone wall builders and hedge layers from around the country to Colepike Farm, Lanchester on Saturday, November 3.
Snow drifts were above the level of the drystone walls which meant our sheep could not be contained - they could simply walk up the drift, over the wall and into the next eld.
Where the contour line crosses a drystone wall on the hill, Bridget has marked the spot with orange twine over three-metre stretches.
32288422 | Eight and nine-year-olds from Highburton First School left behind their cosy classrooms for the windswept moors above Slaithwaite to learn the art of drystone walling.
With carefully landscaped front gardens and built with mellow local stone, wood, grey slate roofs, Yorkstone terracing and drystone walls, the homes at Tweed Meadows are in harmony with their surroundings as part of the fabric of the traditional village.
The group is always looking for new practical conservation volunteers to help with tasks ranging from hedge laying and woodland management, to habitat creation and drystone walling.
It has been designed around a British eventing course utilizing solid timber and telegraph poles and a solid drystone wall as well as portable fences all on old turf, so that there will be course design change in the future.
Chris, who retired recently as a drystone waller, said: "Many have compared it with a giant ocean liner, not always favourably, but I have come to appreciate this brand new addition to our architectural heritage.