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STRETCHER BOND

The most commonly used brick pattern in the UK Today. Created from laying bricks in courses of stretchers only with each course overlapping mid-way (by half a brick length) to the course below.

 

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HERRINGBONE

A popular, decorative pattern. This is one of the strongest brick bonds as the patern interlocks. Great for fireplaces and feature walls.

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FLEMISH BOND

Introduced in the 17th Century and popular through to the mid 19th Century, Flemish Bond is a brick pattern using alternating stretchers and headers in each course.