Dutch arch

Dutch arch, French arch

A flat arch in brick; most of the bricks slope outward from the middle of the arch (at the same angle on both sides of the centerline) and do not have radial joints. Properly not an arch. Same as flat arch.
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Architecturally, it is a melange of several European styles, from the Levantine altar and structure to the Dutch arches that tower overhead.