Monk Coniston

Blue Mountains

Venus Baths Bridge

Mt. Rosea Staircase - First Stage

Mt. Rosea Staircase - Second Stage

Venus Baths Retaining Walls

Little Long Lake

Canadian Walling Festival

Aran Isles

Helm Crag

St. Lawrence Islands

Tom Ghyll

Troutbeck Farm

Mart Crag Moor



Monk Coniston



The Lake District

Lake District Photo Gallery


Grand Canyon

North Bass Survey

North Bass Reconstruction

Glen Canyon

Donner Pass

Lake Tahoe

Honanki - Stage I

Honanki - Stage II

Lake Elizabeth.

Pumphouse Wash

Kanab Creek



Restoration of a Victorian Garden.

Monk Coniston is a Victorian era estate owned and managed by the National Trust near Coniston in the Lake District, England. A recent project they have undertaken is the restoration of the property's walled garden. The remains of a stairway were found, indicating a former veiwing platform, and the Coniston footpath crew was given the job of rebuilding it as a drystone structure using local slate.

Before reconstruction.
Exstrapolating from the remaining features and historic maps, a design was formed. 


With the footings dug and slate collected from a nearby quarry, the platform slowly takes shape.

Completed structure.