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A wall devastated by age and weathering in Oakridge Lynch. When I arrived the wall was rather a sorry sight

Its amazing the effects of age, weathering, plant vegetation and neglect.

Laying foundations of a wall repair up a slope in Oakridge Lynch

This was a case of starting again. So I cleared the wall off its current path, got a straight line from top of the wall to the gatepost at the bottom, took out roots within the new trench and relayed foundations that stepped up the bank.

A repaired dry stone wall in Oakridge Lynch – showing use of a timber lintel to span roots of a large treeThis is a photo after the wall was repaired. To the right you can see where I laid a timber lintel that spanned the large tree roots that had caused the old wall to completely disappear at this point.

Repaired 35 metre dry stone wall in Oakridge Lynch

This is the completed wall.

Repaired 35 metre dry stone wall in Oakridge LynchA repaired dry stone wall in Oakridge Lynch - showing use of a timber lintel to span roots of a large tree

Below are some photos taken during construction.

Laying foundations of a wall repair up a slope in Oakridge Lynch

Oakridge Lynch - oak lintel placedA badly damaged dry stone wall - little to be gained from repairing. May as well start again