Stone drain | Article about stone drain by The Free Dictionary
French drain, boulder ditch, rubble drain
French Colonial architecture: Spanish Customs House, New Orleans
1. A drain consisting of a trench filled with loose stones and covered with earth.
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Building a footpath with the National Trust, you'll learn ancient techniques like stone pitching, which is used to repair erosion damage, and could also learn how to build a stone drain
or revetment wall or even landscape an area of peat bog.