A scaffold suggests an enforced code of spiritual behaviour and the need for self-control. Scaffolding indicates spiritual support. Sometimes in dreams a scaffold indicates an enforced ending. This can be death, but is more likely to suggest the 'death' of part of our personality. This suggests that because at this time we cannot integrate that part, we must stop the behavior or activity that is causing a problem. Otherwise we will have to take the consequences of behaving in such a way. A scaffold or scaffolding in a dream usually indicates that there is some kind of temporary structure in our lives. If builders? scaffolding appears we should decide whether it is there to help us build something new or whether we are repairing something old. In either case, it indicates we need a temporary structure of some sort to help us reach the heights we wish, or achieve our goals. If we are building something new, the scaffolding will support us while we build, whereas if we are repairing the old it will support the previous structure while we make the necessary changes. A hangman's scaffold will suggest that a part of our lives must come to an end. We may, for instance, be aware that we have offended against some of society's laws and beliefs, and must be held to account. We also may need to look at our propensity to be a victim.You might also like to consult the entries for Hang/Hanging, Martyr, Noose and Rope.