Fender wall | Article about fender wall by The Free Dictionary
A dwarf wall built in a basement under the hearthstone of a fireplace in the story above.
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The construction of these in pre-Edwardian buildings are unlikely to have a physical horizontal dampproof course in the support walls below floor level, called the fender walls
, these can "wick up", or draw up dampness from the ground below floors and introduce dampness on the walls of the chimney breast and reveal walls.