flushwork


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flushwork (Brit.)

1. Masonry which contrasts smooth ashlar with knapped flint; the split side is set flush with the wall face.
2. Masonry of two different types, such as flint and dressed stone, laid so as to produce a pattern whose finish is essentially in the same plane.
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The new transepts and choir are all in a late gothic style, harmonious with the nave, but in a flat, spare manner, enlivened with flushwork, that is reminiscent of the work of some of Dykes Bower's late-Victorian heroes: Temple Moore and Walter Tapper.