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Brick and Block Walling

  • Ivor H. Seeley
  • Roger Winfield
Chapter
Part of the Building and Surveying Series book series (BASS)

Abstract

Brickwork and blockwork are measured in m2 stating the nominal thickness, such as ½B, 1B or 1½B, the plane where other than vertical, such as battering or tapering, and whether it has facework (measured fair) on one or both sides (F10:1.1–3.1–4.0). It must include full particulars of the bricks or blocks, type of bond, composition and mix of mortar and type of pointing (F10:S1–4), although this information is likely to be provided in preambles to the brickwork and blockwork bill or in a project specification. The provision of a prime cost sum for the supply of facing bricks is not entirely satisfactory as different types of brick can have widely differing laying costs.

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Copyright information

© Ivor H. Seeley and Roger Winfield 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivor H. Seeley
    • 1
  • Roger Winfield
    • 2
  1. 1.Nottingham Trent UniversityUK
  2. 2.Department of SurveyingThe Nottingham Trent UniversityUK

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