herringbone work

herringbone work

In masonry, a pattern in which the masonry units are laid at an angle of 45° to the general direction of the row; reversing the inclination in alternate rows forms a zigzag effect.
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The drawing room is more than 26ft by 19ft, another generous space with carved stone chimneypiece with herringbone work.
This same porch is an excuse for some lavish herringbone work to the brickwork, the ideal infill to the timber framing.