Find out about eligibility and requirements for the stone gate post item.
How much will be paid
£280 per post.
Where to use this item
Available for Higher Tier.
Only in conjunction with boundary restoration items or item FG12 - Wooden field gate. It can only be used if stone gate posts are traditional in the area.
Where this item cannot be used
On sites of historic or archaeological interest
How this item will benefit the environment
It will help conserve local landscape character and sites of historic interest by establishing stone gate posts made from local materials in local styles.
Agreement holders will need to set up a stone or slate gate post in the local material, cut or tooled to the size and shape typical of the local area.
Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them on request:
- any consents or permissions connected with the work
- receipted invoices, or bank statements where a receipted invoice is unavailable
- please see the record keeping and inspection requirements as set out in the Higher Tier manual for more detail
Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them with the claim:
- photographs of the completed work
Applicants will need to send the following with their application:
- Photographs of the proposed location of the new gate posts
The detailed requirements for this item will be tailored to the Higher Tier site. Higher Tier applicants should discuss and agree these requirements with their adviser.
Advice and suggestions for how to carry out this item
The following section gives advice on carrying out this item successfully but does not form part of the requirements for this item.
Existing gate posts
Existing gate posts from another location on the holding should not be used.
See the Higher Tier manual to find out more about the scheme and how to apply.
Published: 2 April 2015
Updated: 29 March 2016
- Information updated for applications in 2016.
- First published.