Dry Stone Fences.

Or rather some dry stone walls and and a barbed wire fence.

The new Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge is Fences.

In some parts of Britain field or property boundaries can be hedges or dry stone walls. This photo taken in the Peak District close to the Cheshire/Derbyshire border. It’s an area between Wildboarclough and Bottom-of-the-Oven. There’s two place names that are hard to forget. A lot of the field boundaries in the area are dry stone walls.

So called because they’re walls of stacked stone put together dry, in other words without mortar. Some of the dry stone walls in Britain are centuries old.

Peak District dry stone walls.

5 thoughts on “Dry Stone Fences.”

  1. So glad that someone else besides me thinks of a dry stone wall as a fence! I love the Peak District, I only found out today that Peak doesn’t refer to the hills, but an ancient tribe! I wonder why I never knew that. Thank you again for your linking to our challenge David. 🙂

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