Members shown as 'Master' in this list hold the highest level of Certification issued by the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain.


Professional Members - Master

Campbell, Seumas Master Work Key: C X
Address: A'Mhuileann Ghlas, Cuil, Uig, Isle of Skye, IV51 9YD Scotland
Tel: 01470 542207 (eves)
Mobile: 07771 858393
Curtis, Bruce Master Work Key: D X Y
Address: t/a Copestone, 21 Glencorse Kennels, Milton Bridge, Penicuik, Midlothian, EH26 0NN Scotland
Tel: 01968 674433
Mobile: 07702 353064
Haddow, Norman Master Work Key: D Y G
Address: 12 Cairns Court, Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 3SP Scotland
Tel: 01764 653874
Hanson, Jim Master Work Key: D Y
Address: Crairiepark, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, DG3 4AL Scotland
Tel: 01848 600295
Mobile: 07928 349283
Leitch, James Master Work Key: D Y
Address: 7 Murdoch Place, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2YA Scotland
Mobile: 07761 396257/07553 493420
Rippingale, Neil Master Work Key: D G
Address: 38 Nicol Place, Broxburn, West Lothian, EH52 6GZ Scotland
Tel: 01506 852164
Sweeney (Jnr), George Master Work Key: Y
Address: 39 Whitehill Road, Whitehill Industrial Estate, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 2RW Scotland
Tel: 01592 774325/774714 (eves)
Fax: 01592 774325
Work, Neil Master Work Key: B X
Address: Hoswick, Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2 9HL Scotland
Tel: 01950 431505

Professional Members - Advanced

Denham, Stephen Advanced Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: Culmellie Cottage, Muir of Fowlis, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8NY Scotland
Tel: 01975 581499
Mobile: 07753 691051
Duff, Raymond Advanced Work Key: D X Y
Address: 5 Calside Gardens, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG1 4AJ Scotland
Tel: 01387 419362
Mobile: 07751 997322
Gray, Gordon Advanced Work Key: C X Y
Address: 10 Cheapside Street, Eaglesham, East Renfrewshire, G76 0JZ Scotland
Tel: 01355 301149
Mobile: 07541 995407
Hannett, Bernard Advanced Work Key: A X Y
Address: Windsor, Main Street, Bowmore, Islay, Argyll PA43 7JH Scotland
Tel: 01496 810210
Kennedy, Donald Advanced Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: Doire na Mairst, Morvern, By Oban, Argyll, PA80 5XE Scotland
Tel: 01967 421203
Mobile: 07900 551894
Love, Richard Advanced Work Key: B X
Address: 29 Bellevue Place, Edinburgh, EH7 4BS Scotland
Tel: 0131 556 1488
Mobile: 07909 923788
Moffat, Neil Advanced Work Key: D G X Y
Address: Saddlers Knowe, East Bridgelands, Selkirk, TD7 4PT Scotland
Mobile: 07867 934222

Professional Members - Intermediate

Baird, Niall Intermediate Work Key: B Y
Address: 11 Bridge Street, Prestwick, Ayrshire, KA9 1QY Scotland
Tel: 01292 477114
Mobile: 07962 250631
Grant, James Intermediate Work Key: B X Y
Address: Leargan, Clarendon Terrace, Balbeggie, Perth, Perth & Kinross, PH2 6HF Scotland
Tel: 01821 640276
Mobile: 07740 405893
Machin, Christopher Intermediate Work Key: D X Y
Address: Garrieston Farm, Dunscore, Dumfries, Dumfries-shire DG2 0UY Scotland
Tel: 01387 820746
Mobile: 07708 228797
McCallum, Billy Intermediate Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: 10 Declaration Way, Arbroath, Angus, DD11 5FB England
Tel: 01241 874786
Mobile: 07917 192604
Murdie, Donald Intermediate Work Key: D X Y
Address: Hill Cottage, Galtrigill, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, IV55 8ZZ Scotland
Tel: 01470 511295
New, John Intermediate Work Key: A M X Y Z
Address: 12 Churchill Avenue, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, PA5 0RG Scotland
Tel: 01505 704938
Mobile: 07870 158628
Nicolson, Hector Intermediate Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: 6 Sconser, Sligachan, Isle of Skye, Highland, IV48 8TD Scotland
Tel: 01478 650322
Mobile: 07780 938475
Taylor, David Intermediate Work Key: C X Y
Address: 10 Braid Hills Road, Edinburgh, EH10 6EZ Scotland
Tel: 0131 447 6713
Williams, Calum Intermediate Work Key: D X
Address: 29 Hillfoots Road, Dollar, Clackmannanshire, FK14 7BD Scotland
Tel: 01259 743729
Mobile: 07776 430858

Professional Members - Initial

MacDonald, Ruairidh Initial Work Key: D X Y Z
Address: Greenspace Landscapes, 12 West Court, Ravelston House Park, Edinburgh, EH4 3NP Scotland
Tel: 0131 332 8164
Mobile: 07549 490221
Thompson, Euan Initial Work Key: C X Y
Address: 9 The Square, Portsoy, Banff, Aberdeenshire, AB45 2NX Scotland
Mobile: 07799 245006
Watson, Innes Initial Work Key: B Y
Address: Rustic Cottage, 9 Camden Street, Evanton, Ross-shire IV16 9XU Scotland
Tel: 01349 832942
Mobile: 07775 692139

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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