The picture on the left is a newly made Devon style edge under construction at Liddy Ball
The picture on the right is of an edge many thousands of years old being renovated after a century of dilapidation, also at Liddy Ball
The above picture shows an old Devon lane with mature chestnut trees growing on and in a typical Devon hedge bank. This journal will explore the value of this ancient cultural practice and its relevance in helping to address the dangerous times we are all living in.
This picture shows the dilapidated remains of an prehistoric boundary at a hill called Liddy Ball in Devon.
We are nearly three weeks into this community inspired and community funded project to make new and remake some proper ‘edges – proper Devon edges. Regular progress report will be posted here.
I can’t believe the words for hedge and edges are not properly one and the same…
As you can see from some of these picture of various Devon hedges, these edges between lanes and fields, or between one place and another are not insubstantial structures.