This project involved building a dry stone courtyard wall to create a sheltered seating area ouside the clients newly built extension. Low retaining walls, steps and small flower bed were also built around the extension.
All the stone was sourced locally from a nearby quarry.
Free standing courtyard wall, retaining walls and steps.
Uppermill Garden Wall
Re-instating a free standing wall.
The clients asked for this wall to be re-instated creating a boundary/ wind break within the extensive garden that ran up a slope from right to left. Most of the stone, including the large wall ends were dug up from the old wall.
A few tons of extra stone was gathered from a nearby farmer's quarry to complete the build.
Gadiedale Garden Wall
Free standing wall.
This job involved building a free standing wall to separate the garden from the adjoining field, leaving space for a gate to be installed. The stone was a mixture of field stone and left over stone from the clients farm steading conversion.
2 Lawside Meadows - Garden Wall
Free standing wall and gateways
This project involved building 50m of wall to replace a temporary wooden fence that surrounded the property. The wall extends around the boundary of the property and includes a walled gateway to the back garden.
Uppermill Driveway Walls
Free standing walls and steps
This involved replacing harled breeze block walls with a curved, sloping dry stone walls improving the entrance way to the property and driveway. The stone was sourced locally from a nearby quarry and some of it was reclaimed from a nearby demolished steading.
Lillybank Flower Bed and Driveway Wall
Retaining walls and steps
With this project the client had initially asked for a long retaining wall to be built creating a raised flower bed to run alongside their hedge. I was then asked at a later date to build a retaining wall along the driveway to finish off and support the edge of the garden lawn. All the stone for this job was gathered by the client from around their property and the local farmers unwanted field stone.
Projects - Dry Stone Walls
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3 Lawside Meadows Boundary Wall
Free standing wall
This dry stone wall was built to replace a wooden boundary fence and built to meet up with new gates the client had installed. The stone is the same that was used at the neighbouring property, No. 2, and overall is a big improvement on their wooden slated fence.