Professional Members - Advanced

Weaver, Jonathan Advanced Work Key: C X Y
Address: Biddisham Cottage, Biddisham, Nr Axbridge, Somerset, BS26 2RD England
Tel: 01934 750520
Mobile: 07917 665540

Professional Members - Intermediate

Angell, Barry Intermediate Work Key: D X Y
Address: 13 Mount Pleasant, Monkton Combe, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7HW England
Tel: 01225 840255
Mobile: 07922 114711
Crocker, Neil Intermediate Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: Whitegate Cottage, Lower Milton Farm, Milton Lane, Wookey Hole, Somerset, BA5 1DE England
Tel: 01749 674605
Mobile: 07563 799135
Diment, John Intermediate Work Key: B X Y
Address: Penguin Barn, Brockley Court, St Nicholas Way, Brockley, Bristol Somerset BS48 3AU England
Tel: 01275 464466
Mobile: 07769 741094
Griffin, Andrew Intermediate
Address: 9 Clyde Terrace, Bedminster, Bristol, Somerset, BS3 3BL England
Tel: 0117 330 5899
Mobile: 07949 960466
Houchen, Patrick Intermediate
Address: Perhams Farm, Sally Lovells Lane, Yenston, Somerset, BA8 0NE England
Tel: 01963 371123
Mobile: 07751 278363
Toal, Kevin Intermediate Work Key: B X Y
Address: 8 Meadow Close, Street, Somerset, BA16 0UD England
Mobile: 07736 419685

Professional Members - Initial

Evans, Denise Initial Work Key: D X Y Z M
Address: Rag Acre, Portway, Langport, Somerset, TA10 0NQ England
Tel: 01458 250819
Mobile: 07905 647193
Gilbert, Andrew Initial Work Key: B Y
Address: 12 Tudor Road, Portishead, Bristol, Somerset, BS20 6UR England
Tel: 01747 852966
Mobile: 07964 547517

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)

Dry Stone Walling Association, Lane Farm, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria UK LA7 7NH

Tel: 015395 67953 Email:

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