Flemish bond


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Flemish bond

[¦flem·ish ′bänd]
(civil engineering)
A masonry bond consisting of alternating stretchers and headers in each course, laid with broken joints.

Flemish bond

In brickwork, a bond in which each course consists of headers and stretchers laid alternately, each header is centered with respect to the stretcher above and the stretcher below it. See also: Bond

Flemish bond

Flemish bond
A brick pattern in which each course consists of headers and stretchers that are laid alternately; each header is centered with respect to the stretchers above and below it.
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The layout is the same as Flemish bond with alternate lengthways and across bricks but they are laid on edge.
It was constructed in Flemish Bond brickwork with timber cornices at eaves level and big sash windows, so we can say that whoever built Beech House was a very important person or a very wealthy businessman in Atherstone, which in those days was a major coaching station.
Notable architectural features on the outside include Flemish bond brick elevations under pitched tiled roofs, projecting gable ends with half timber detailing and a central loggia with ?
It is built of mellow Flemish bond brickwork with buff sandstone dressings under a hipped Welsh slate roof and boasts beautiful facades of a stunning symmetrical design and tall sash windows in simple moulded stone architraves.
Brook House is the front wing, bagging the main facade, notable for its Flemish bond brickwork, stone dressings and pedimented doorway.