Flemish Bond Brickwork
Flemish Bond is were alternate bricks are placed as header and stretcher in every course. Each header is placed centrally between the stretcher immediately above and below to maintain an even bond. This bond like others, is rarely used today on new modern buildings and is more suited to garden walling and feature structures. It can be a very difficult bond to get to grips withm because it requires great attention to detail. You will notice in the graphic that this bond as with English Bond requires what is Called a “Queen Closure” this is used to create the spacings of the individual bricks within the course.