Dry Stone Walling Introduction - Module 1

Course details

Overview

An introductory course for beginners, teaching you how to build a wall from foundation to capping. You will dismantle old walls, select, prepare and lay stone.

Prerequisites

All attendees must be over the age of 16

Course Details

  • Foundations
  • Tools and equipment
  • Selection and laying of stone
  • Stone preparation
  • Capping types
  • Walling features

Please note the following details:

  1. All tools and equipment can be provided, but if you have any of the following please bring them along: lump hammer, bolster, bricking and skutch hammers.
  2. Wear appropriate outdoor clothing (depending on weather conditions) including overalls, gloves, hats, sunscreen (if necessary) and protective footwear.
  3. Bring lunch and beverages.

Course Assessment Method

At the end of the course you will be awarded a University certificate of attendance.

Dates

11 Feb 2022

John Oldacre Rural Innovation Centre

Manor Farm Harnhill CIRENCESTER GL7 5PU

Time:9:30am - 4:30pm
Places available:1

17 Mar 2022

John Oldacre Rural Innovation Centre

Manor Farm Harnhill CIRENCESTER GL7 5PU

Time:9:30am - 4:30pm
Places available:8

22 Jun 2022

John Oldacre Rural Innovation Centre

Manor Farm Harnhill CIRENCESTER GL7 5PU

Time:9:30am - 4:30pm
Places available:9