DOMESTIC BUILDINGS RESEARCH GROUP (SURREY)



Illustrated glossary of architectural terms


BRICKLAYING BONDS


The overlapping connection of one brick with another.

English bondFlemish bond
Alternate courses wholly broad or narrow faces. Each course alternately broad and narrow faces.
Stretcher bondRat-trap bond
Each course entirely broad faces. As Flemish but bricks on edge.

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