the traditional craft of stone construction
Promoting an awareness of the craft of dry stone building in Ireland.
Rose Cottage, Templemore Road, Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary, Ireland.
Chairman: Sunny Wieler (0876474355)
Secretary: Ken Curran (0872689419)
Treasurer: Louise Price (0873223965)
Dry Stone (drr- eye, ss-t-own) - building term meaning without the use of mortar i.e. using one single material in construction, namely stone OR where stones are combined in such a way as they gain their structural integrity from their connection to each other and without recourse to any other agent such as mortar.
Dry Stone Wall (drr-eye, ss-t-own, w-awl) – refers to a wall constructed using only stone and without any mortar or supporting secondary material such cement or a block work wall background.
Hi Everyone! Have you ever looked at the many many miles of Dry Stone walls that criss cross our landscape, and thought "I wonder how they built those", or perhaps you are a land or homeowner, with…2 Comments 3 Likes
Northstone 58 ° Stonefest The Scottish International Drystone Festival. August 12, 13, 14, 2016 The world’s most Northerly Drystone Walling Festival is planned for August in Caithness , Scotland. The…4 Comments 2 Likes