brick filling

brick filling

In half-timbered construction, brick laid between the heavy structural timbers to provide thermal insulation, fire resistance, and increased structural rigidity.
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And he detailed how the original brick filling was put in around 1625 when the building underwent repairs and a chimney was added against the east gable.