Flemish bond


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Flemish bond

n
(Building) a bond used in brickwork that has alternating stretchers and headers in each course, each header being placed centrally over a stretcher
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Flemish Bond and English Bond are two methods of doing what?
Constructed in brick in a Flemish bond pattern, it is considered one of the city's finest examples of Federal Style.
Even the style of brickwork, Flemish Bond, and the foliage growing over the door in the centre adds to its considerable kerb appeal.
Don't go for the easy common stretcher bond.Put the professional's skill to the test and ask for a Flemish bond,where the bricks are laid with alternate headers and stretchers.
On the principal facade, Sussex brick in a Flemish bond frames inlaid glazed terracotta, which recedes deeper still as a ribbed screen wall returns to form a generous sheltered porch.
Its design is highlighted by Flemish bond brick work and six large columns at the front entrance.