Based in Mendip, Somerset. Neil Crocker of NC Stonework is specialising in the ancient craft of drystone walling, dry stone masonry and other stonework projects throughout Somerset and surrounding areas.
Professional member of the DSWA (Dry Stone Walling Association of GB) & Qualified Instructor. Fully insured we take on a various range of jobs large and small:
- Repair & rebuild of all types of dry stone walls.
- Retaining walls, working on sloping ground & curves.
- Ornamental garden walls and features.
- Grand driveway entrances.
- Enclosing paddocks, fields, smallholdings, estates.
- Agricultural farm walls.
- Insurance work.
- Design & build one off features like firepits and seats.
So whether it’s a rustic farm wall or an ornate garden wall, the emphasis is always on quality stonework and workmanship.
We have a passion for the art of dry stone and keeping the old skills
Why dry stone?
Dry stone walls and structures have been built by humans for thousands of years.
Dry stone walls are an important part of our history, heritage and landscape. They are a haven for wildlife and provide shelter for livestock.
Dry stone walls will stand the test of time as they are designed to move with
Dry stone walls make practical and beautiful features.
Environmentally friendly, we re-use and recycle existing stone wherever possible as well as using local quarries.
Where do we work?
We work mostly in Somerset.
We will travel to surrounding counties like Dorset, Wiltshire
and also the Forest of Dean and further afield for some projects.
We enjoy the flexibility of working with most types of stone. Building in the local style wherever possible using either random stonework or coursed stonework.