blue brick

blue brick, sewer brick, Staffordshire blue

A brick of high strength whose blue color results from firing in a kiln in a flame of low oxygen content.
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Between the storage units is a brick staircase that leads to a large blue brick terrace on the upper level.
STEVEN LAWLESS 7 His team's most creative force but ultimately hit a blue brick wall.
The damp-proof course consisted of three courses of blue brick.
There is a sawn black limestone flooring, Staffs blue brick and hardcore plinth.
The temple's design is for a modern version of a traditional 15th or 16th Century Gurdwara, in buff bricks, with blue brick banding, gold domes and arched windows.
Consider a simple I-YOU perspective-taking task in which subjects were presented with the following question: "If I (Experimenter) have a yellow brick and YOU (subject) have a blue brick: which brick do I have?
A spinning mirrored ball provides an atmospheric touch for the onstage band, and royal blue brick walls enclose a serviceable small open stage.
A stone patio area has an ornamental pump, while a blue brick paved courtyard area has a range of outbuildings, including gardener's wc.
From the garden room there is a blue brick patio and steps lead down to three shaped lawns.
Inside Spotlight's blue metal gates and against the Staffordshire blue brick arch there's a caravan and several gazebos shielding kitchens from the odd spot of rain.