'Set in stone?' : building a new geography of the dry-stone wall

@inproceedings{Paterson2015SetIS,
  title={'Set in stone?' : building a new geography of the dry-stone wall},
  author={Mhairi Paterson},
  year={2015}
}
Dry-stone walls in Britain have a rich and enduring landscape heritage: they extend for miles across the countryside but are all too often overlooked. Contrary to common laments that describe walling as a dying craft, this thesis explores the social, cultural and historical geographies which frame walling as a thriving trade and lively hobby. It employs ethnographic and practice-led methodologies (undertaken primarily in Scotland) to understand the embodied, emotional and material dimensions of… CONTINUE READING

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