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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. 

Midway.

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


Completed structure.