BN15: Stone wall supplement - difficult sites

Find out about eligibility and requirements for the stone wall supplement - difficult sites item.

How much will be paid

£7.90 per metre (m).

Where to use this supplement

Available for Higher Tier.

Only on walls being rebuilt using the BN12 - Stone wall restoration.

The walls must be one of the following:

  • on a slope with an incline of more than 30 degrees
  • greater than 1.6m in height
  • in an inaccessible or remote location, such as a considerable distance from a track or situated on boggy ground

How this supplement will benefit the environment

If successful there will be a rebuilt stone wall which will help to control livestock and conserve traditional landscapes.


Keeping records

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
  • photographs of each length of wall to be restored
  • 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

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.

This supplement can be used on the same length as the following items and supplements:

Further information

See the Higher Tier manual to find out more about the scheme and how to apply.

Published 2 April 2015
Last updated 29 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. Information updated for applications in 2016.
  2. First published.