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Walls

WALLS OF BRICK AND BLOCK

Strength and Stability Up to the middle of the twentieth century the design and construction of small buildings, such as houses,

Walls

Concrete blocks

These are used extensively for both loadbearing and non-loadbearing walls, externally and internally. A concrete block wall can be laid

Walls

Properties of bricks

This is a somewhat vague term commonly used in the description of bricks. By general agreement it is recognised that

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Types of brick

These are bricks which are sufficiently hard to safely carry the loads normally supported by brickwork, but because they have

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Stock brick

The term ‘stock brick’ is generally used in the south-east counties of England to describe the London stock brick. This

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