A similar form of expression was adopted by 3acques Ignace Hittorff (1792-1867) for the Gare du Nord in the 1860s, but whereas the Paris faqade is richly treated, King's Cross is simply of yellow London stock brick
: the only ornament is the central Italianate clock tower between the arches.
Its expanses of Portland stone, stucco, concrete, and London stock brick
(a light sandy-brown material, usually blackened with decades of grime) are revealed as a subdued riot of ochres and chocolates, murky browns, beiges, khakis, and battleship grays.
A spokesman for Ib stock Brick
said the company had no comment on the matter at this time.
The third works at Sedgley had introduced the new stock brick
production process, but found demand for the yellow stock brick
it made was weak At the end of the half, Baggeridge's debts stood at pounds 7.4 million, representing a 14 per cent gearing to shareholders funds.
Trading at its factories in Waresley, near Kidderminster, and Rudgwick, in West Sussex, also suffered in January when it took a week longer than expected to install new stock brick
Priced from pounds 265,000 the detached homes are a decent 2,500 sq ft and built of traditional materials including a different stock brick
for each house, and natural clay roof tiles plus reconstituted Bath-style stone for external details.
A different stock brick
has been used for each house as well as contrasting natural clay roof tiles, rarely seen on modern developments due to the high cost in comparison with normal concrete tiles.
'The project objectives have been achieved as beneficiaries have been trained in producing standard building materials such as blocks and stock bricks
Ibstock, United Kingdom, July 05, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Continuing to go the extra mile for merchants, leading brick manufacturer, Ibstock, has extended its literature with a new brochure for its popular Funton range of yellow stock bricks
, which are aimed specifically at new and infill housing in London and the South East.
Baggeridge's experience was utilised on the project as a wide selection of Reclaimed Shire Sovereign Stock bricks
were used to restore the building as sympathetically as possible.
The alms houses at Great Notley Garden Village, near Braintree, have been built using stock bricks
and timber boarding.