Flemish Bond Brick Walls
english bond - stretcher
walls built using Flemish bond are one bricks wide. As with any wall built of brick, no two adjacent vertical joints should be
With a straight wall this is not a problem, just offset each course so that the header bricks are centred on the stretcher bricks
on the course below.
When turning a corner at the end of a straight run, a Queen Closer (coloured blue) is required on each course.
Joining into a wall part way along the wall, is the same as for the end turn except that a Queen Closer is only needed on every
Use Flemish bond for a half brick width wall can give a decorative finish but does require the use of quite a few half bats (coloured
green) and three quarter bats (coloured red).
Bricks and Bats