Building / Restoring Drystone or Flagstone Dykes

Date published: 30 March, 2015

This item is only available for drystone or flagstone dykes, fanks, or stells which have totally collapsed sections of wall greater than two metres in length.

Funding will only be provided if the restoration is integral to woodland management, access provision, or designed landscapes where your supporting information justifies a dyke to meet the option objectives.

The most cost effective measure for reinstating collapsed sections of wall needs to be considered and discussed with your Scottish Forestry woodland officer.

Drystone or flagstone dykes or walls should be rebuilt with material traditional to the locality and to a standard and style normally found there.

Where renovated dykes cross access paths or bridle roads, gates must be incorporated.

We require this item to be in place, meeting minimum specifications and in good order for a period of at least five years following the date you received your payment.

Please make sure you abide by conditions set out in the Forestry Grant Scheme claim form and guidance.

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