Share this record

View Large Images


Lexicon
Brickwork

_____________________________________________________

Elements of a brick wall

Types of brick courses

 
Stretcher course  Header course
 
Brick on edge course/rowlock  Soldier course
 
Sailor course  Saw-tooth edging

Drawings from: Fisher, Roger C. 1992. Visual Lexicon of the South African Dwelling. Cape Town: Unibook. p, 30.

Types of brick bonds

 
Stretcher bond  Flemish bond
 
English bond  Header bond
 
English cross bond  Garden-wall bond

Drawings from: Fisher, Roger C. 1992. Visual Lexicon of the South African Dwelling. Cape Town: Unibook. p, 31.

Types of brick joints

 
Flush joint  Raked joint
 
Keyed joint  Weathered joint
 
Recessed joint  Struck joint
 
Tuck joint  Filled weathered joint

Drawings from: Fisher, Roger C. 1992. Visual Lexicon of the South African Dwelling. Cape Town: Unibook. p, 32.

Brick masonry

Drawings from: Fisher, Roger C. 1992. Visual Lexicon of the South African Dwelling. Cape Town: Unibook. p, 33.

Consolidated Rand Brick, Pottery and Lime)Photographer: Unknown'>
CULLINANPhotographer: Unknown'>
Post OfficePhotographer: William Martinson'>
Post OfficePhotographer: William Martinson'>