Bond, English


Bond, English
1) Alternate courses of headers and stretchers.
(Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 410)
2) In which the bricks are laid in alternate courses of stretchers (with the long sides visible) and headers (with the short ends visible), so that each alternate course is bonded through. This is the common European medieval bond.
(Beresford, Maurice and Hurst, John. Wharram Percy: Deserted Medieval Village, 135)

Medieval glossary. 2014.

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