church walls have been much reduced in size. Old abandoned
churchs were often quarried for their stone.
The owners of nearby farm buildings and dwelling houses saw old
churches as a ready source of cut stone.
short stretch of wall shows the quality of the stone that has
been taken, apart from that, all that remains is rubble.
But in many cases even rubble would be used to make animal
enclosures and drystane
dykes to divide up fields.