Professional Members - Advanced

Hepworth, John Advanced Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: 15 Lane Close, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 1BA England
Tel: 01865 377048
Mobile: 07748 918196
Website: www.dry-stone-waller-hepworth.co.uk
Skeats, Michael Advanced Work Key: C D X Y Z
Address: 12 Westfield Place, Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 9RG England
Tel: 01933 312494
Mobile: 07815 563908
Website: www.michaelskeatsstonemasonartist.co.uk

Professional Members - Intermediate

Butler, David Intermediate Work Key: B X Y
Address: 26 Vale Road Witney Oxon OX28 5AY England
Tel: 01993 773346
Mobile: 07974 956925
Gray, Richard Intermediate Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: 35 Park Street, Bladon, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1RW England
Tel: 01993 813122
Mobile: 07967 366153
Website: www.hillrisestonework.co.uk
Hunter, Stuart Intermediate Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: 5 Pulling Close, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7JS England
Tel: 01367 241347
Mobile: 07754 101165
Mason, Tim Intermediate Work Key: D X Y
Address: 10 Bye Road, Lidlington, Bedfordshire, MK43 0RU England
Tel: 01525 404938
Mobile: 07852 230745
Website: www.masonswalling.co.uk

Craftsman Certification

A summary of the four levels of certification is given below.

MASTER CRAFTSMAN CERTIFICATE HOLDERSHave a proven ability to produce quality work to a high standard in a variety of commercial conditions including the construction of a full range of features, eg steps, stiles, sheep holes, pillars, arches, etc.
ADVANCED CERTIFICATE HOLDERSHave a proven ability to build set pieces of work with an emphasis on finish and quality including construction of retaining walls, curves and work on sloping ground.
INTERMEDIATE CERTIFICATE HOLDERSHave demonstrated their ability to construct a sound, free-standing dry stone wall which includes a cheekend.
INITIAL CERTIFICATE HOLDERSHave demonstrated their ability to rebuild gaps in free-standing dry stone walls. This certificate is usually obtained part way through training.

Craftsman Work Key

Where provided, each entry also shows a series of letters describing the location and range of work undertaken, which are as follows

AWorks within approx. 20 miles of base
BWorks within approx. 50 miles of base
CWorks within approx. 100 miles of base
DWorks anywhere
GHolds additional certificate in Galloway Dyking
XUndertakes work suitable for one person
YUndertakes work suitable for two-three people
ZUndertakes large scale work (written confirmation requested by DSWA that min. £2.5m public liability insurance held)

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The Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain (DSWA) is a registered charity, number 289678