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Dry Stone Walling

Synopsis
Scenes illustrate the different types of stone wall and the various features that can be incorporated into its construction. The history and skills involved in the ancient craft of dry-stone walling are explained in training courses. Follows a stone-walling competition from start to finish. Interviews with two brothers, each a master craftsman, and the Duchess of Devonshire, who hosts the annual competition. Filmed in October 1992.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; 2 videocassettes. VHS. col. 431 min.
Year of production
1992
Availability
Preview
Documentation
Full shot list.
Subjects
Crafts; History
Keywords
dry stone walls; local history

Credits

Director
P F Child

Sections

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Dry stone walling. Tape 1

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Dry stone walling. Tape 2

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Dry stone walling. Tape 3

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Dry stone walling. Tape 4

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Dry stone walling. Tape 5

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Dry stone walling. Tape 6

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Dry stone walling. Tape 7

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Dry stone walling. Tape 8

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Dry stone walling. Tape 9

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Dry stone walling. Tape 10

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Dry stone walling. Tape 11

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Dry stone walling. Tape 12

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Dry stone walling. Tape 13

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Dry stone walling. Tape 14

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Dry stone walling. Tape 15

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Dry stone walling. Tape 16

Production Company

Name

Dry Stone Walling Association

Distributor

Name

British Video History Trust

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