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                                                   BRICK
                                                   GUIDE




                                             Easy to use brick guide
                                                       including the new Ecostock® brick range,
                                                            design advice and professional tips



 The future of brick   Chimney and roofing solutions       The original London brick        Quality brick specials
Fantastic features in this magazine
Whatever the building, let Hanson help you
                                                                                                                               4              Hanson bricks
                                                                                                                                              The sustainable choice
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Full contents
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Hanson bricks – the sustainable choice

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Three easy steps to choosing your bricks
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                                                                                                                               All Hanson’s bricks are certified as ‘very good’ under
choose the perfect brick from our famous range.                                                                                BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing of Materials (RSM).
                                                                                                                               Find out more about our sustainability credentials.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       New Ecostock® brick range                    6-7

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Red brick range                             8-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Smooth                                       8-9
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Light textured                             10-17



                                                     6         Ecostock
                                                                                     ®                                                                                                                 Heavy textured                             18-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Stock - pressed                            20-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Stock - thrown                             20-21
                                                               The future of brick
                                                                                                                               56 Good site practice
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tumbled                                    22-23

                                                      The new Ecostock® brick range features the very latest
                                                      environmentally friendly production technology, offering better
                                                                                                                                                          Our top tips                                 Buff brick range
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Smooth
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  24-25
                                                      colour consistency, dimensional accuracy and quality – a greener                                                                                 Light textured                             25-27
                                                      choice of brick.                                                                                                                                 Heavy textured                             28-29
                                                                                                                               Sharing some simple methods to achieve a better                         Stock - pressed                            30-31
                                                                                                                               result when constructing with brick, from storage and                   Stock - thrown                             30-31
                                                                                                                               brick blending, through to frost protection.                            Yellow brick range                         32-33
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Light textured                             32-33
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Heavy textured                             32-33
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Stock - pressed                            32-33



38               London brick
                 The original and best
                                                                                                                               58 Designing in brick      In the detail
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Brown brick range
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Smooth
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Light textured
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Heavy textured
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The classic and much sought after original London brick has been in                                                                                                                                    Blues and Greys brick range                36-37
production for over 130 years. More than five million houses in the UK                                                                                                                                 Smooth                                     36-37
have been built of London bricks, making them ideal for extensions                                                             A simple guide to help you get more from your bricks.                   Light textured                             36-37
and renovation projects.                                                                                                       Design detail considerations including mortar colour,                   Heavy textured                             36-37
                                                                                                                               bond patterns and mortar joint profiles.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       London brick range                         38-43
                                                                                                                                                                                                       History of London brick                       38
                                                                                                                                                                                                       London brick technical information            39



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                                                                                                                                                                                                       London red brick range                     40-41
                                                                      Brick specials                                                                                                                   London buff brick range
                                                                                                                                                                                                       London yellow brick range
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                                                                      Quality and craft                                        Free brick samples                                                      London blacks and greys brick range

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Cradley brick specials
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                                                       Hanson Cradley can manufacture over 400 types of the finest             Our photographic brick samples are ideal for shortlisting
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Brick specials British Standard            44-45
                                                       quality, hand-crafted brick specials. The craftsmen in our specials     products. High quality printing provides an extremely
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Brick specials non-standard and bespoke    46-49
                                                       department can faithfully reproduce brick specials using the original   realistic representation of colour and texture.
                                                       products, drawings or photographs, allowing accurate reproduction                                                                               Red Bank chimney and roofing solutions     50-55
                                                                                                                               Call 0330 1231017 or visit www.hanson.com/uk/samples
                                                       of historic brickwork.                                                                                                                          Chimney pots and gas flue terminals           50
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ridge tiles and fitments                      51
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Flue lining systems                        52-53
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Air bricks and ducts                       54-55




50 Red Bank
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Professional tips for better brickwork       56

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Frost protection                             57

                   Clay masterpieces                                                                                                                                                                   Brick design considerations                  58
                                                                                                                                     South Do
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                                                                                                                                                                                                       Our companies and products                   59
    Hanson Red Bank has been producing high quality chimney                                                                                                Oakthorp
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    products, ridge tiles and fitments for nearly 100 years, alongside its                                                                                                              Brown
                                                                                                                                                                                              Rustic   Thermalite blocks                          60-61
    comprehensive range of high-quality clay building products.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Brick index and technical information      62-63


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Hanson bricks – the sustainable choice                                                                             Three easy steps to choosing your bricks
Bricks are an inherently sustainable building material.
They have a lifespan in excess of 150 years, require little to no
                                                                                                                   The right brick for you
                                                                                                                   Bricks are available in many
                                                                                                                                                        Step    02texture.
                                                                                                                                                            Choose a
maintenance, and can be recycled at the end of their use.                                                          different colours and textures.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Smooth
                                                                                                                   At Hanson, we believe in quality,
They also contribute to thermal mass, resulting in buildings                                                                                                                          Smooth finish or
                                                                                                                   not quantity, and have developed                                   smooth sandfaced
which need less energy for heating and cooling.                                                                    a select range of bricks which
                                                                                                                                                                                      finish, consistent and
                                                                                                                                                                                      uniform in character.
                                                                                                                   represents everything you need                                     Light textured
                                                                                                                   from classic to contemporary.                                      M0dern and uniform,
                                                                                                                                                                                      with an indented or
                                                                                                                                                                                      printed finish.




                                                                                                                        01 colour.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Heavy textured
Hanson is the first brick manufacturer to achieve
BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing of Materials (RSM)
                                                                                                                   Step                                                               A harder and rougher
                                                                                                                                                                                      texture is given from a
                                                                                                                                                                                      rusticated brick with
certification for all products from its UK brick
production sites. This means that whatever brick
                                                                                                                    Choose a                                                          a consistent finish.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Stock - pressed
you choose from Hanson, it is BES 6001 certified.                                                                             Red brick range                                         A smooth sandfaced
                                                                                                                              pages 8-23                                              finish, consistent and
Hanson also offers the Ecostock® brick range. This            Hanson’s Measham brick factory incorporates the                                                                         uniform in character.
                                                              latest in low-energy and low-waste processes.
range is manufactured at our state-of-the-art brick
factory and combines locally sourced raw materials
                                                             Brick sustainability
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with low energy and low waste processes to make                                                                                                                                       Stock - thrown
stock bricks with the lowest embodied                        • Lifespan in excess of 150 years                                Buff brick range                                        A slightly irregular shape
                                                             • Little or no maintenance required in use                       pages 24-31                                             with a creased texture,
CO2 available.
                                                                                                                                                                                      replicating the appearance
                                                             • Contributes to thermal mass
To find out more about how Hanson                                                                                                                                                     of hand-made bricks.
                                                             • Provides heat and noise insulation
embeds sustainability throughout its brick
                                                             • Excellent fire resistance                              Buffs                                                           Tumbled
manufacturing processes in the UK, please visit                                                                                                                                       Distressed and irregular
                                                             • Allows the flexibility for buildings to be easily
www.hanson.com/uk/sustainability and download                                                                                 Yellow brick range                                      in shape offering an ‘olde
                                                                altered for re-use                                            pages 32-33
our 2010 sustainability report.                                                                                                                                                       worlde’ charm associated
                                                             • Recyclable                                                                                                             with reclaimed bricks.
                                                             • A natural and traditional building material with



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                                                                pleasing aesthetic qualities                        Yellows
                                                             • A+ rating in the BRE Green Guide
                                                             • Can be used to build homes to the highest
                                                                levels of the Code for Sustainable Homes
                                                                                                                              Brown brick range
                                                                                                                              pagse 34-35
                                                                                                                                                       Step
                                                             Hanson brick sustainability
                                                                                                                                                           Choose a size.
                                                             • All bricks are certified as ‘very good’ under        Browns                                                      102.5mm
                                                                                                                                                       The standard brick size is
                                                               BES 6001 - Responsible Sourcing of Materials
                                                                                                                                                       215mm x 102.5mm x 65mm
                                                             • All bricks are manufactured in accordance with                 Blues and Greys
                                                                                                                                                       but some of our bricks are
                                                               ISO 14001 - Environmental Management                           brick range
                                                                                                                                                       made in 73mm and 75mm                                    65mm
                                                               System                                                Blues    pages 36-37
                                                                                                                                                       format – where this is the
                                                             • A significant number of Hanson bricks contain                                           case the following symbols
                                                               recycled content
                                                                                                                   & Greys                             are used.
                                                                                                                                                                                     215mm

 Kings Dyke nature reserve – a former clay pit transformed   • Locally sourced raw materials
 into a nature reserve for the local community.
                                                             • Strict waste minimisation schemes
                                                                                                                                                                65mm                73mm                 75mm

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                                 the future of brick                                                             Stock - pressed                   Stock - thrown

From process to product, the new Hanson Ecostock® range is
the most environmentally friendly stock brick range in the UK.
Produced at our Measham plant, the Ecostock® range reflects the future demands of manufacturing
and the environment. Hanson utilises the very latest groundbreaking technology in sustainability and             Atherstone Red - Page 20          Autumn Glow - Page 21                             Oakthorpe Red Multi Stock - Page 21
production efficiency, offering advanced colour consistency, dimensional accuracy and quality.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       October 2011




                                                                                                                 Atherstone Red Multi - Page 20    Autumn Glow Multi - Page 21                       Richmond Smoked Red Blend - Page 21

                                                                                                                                                                                       Available                                        Available
                                                                                                                                                                                      October 2011                                     October 2011




                                                                                                                 Atherstone Buff - Page 31         Barnham Red - Page 21                             Westcroft Red Multi - Page 21


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       October 2011


    Atherstone Red                      Chelsea Smoked Red                  Atherstone Buff Multi



Our cutting edge technology reduces energy consumption by
up to 50% in the manufacture of the Ecostock® brick range.                                                       Atherstone Buff Multi - Page 31   Chelsea Smoked Red - Page 21                      Belgravia Gault Blend - Page 31


                     Sustainability                                             Exceptional quality                                                                                    Available
                                                                                                                                                                                      October 2011
                     The Measham plant is designed                              Precise batching, blending and
                     to a BREEAM ‘very good’                                    mixing techniques coupled with
                     standard and incorporates a                                greater temperature control
                     range of environmental features.                           ensure consistent colour,
                     The kiln is designed for maximum                           dimensional accuracy and high
                                                                                                                 Camden Yellow Multi - Page 33     Chertsey Antique Blend - Page 21                  Oakthorpe Buff Stock - Page 31
                     efficiency, with heat being                                product quality.
                     automatically recycled for use
                     in other areas of the plant.
                     Water used in the manufacturing                           The greener fleet
                     process is recycled, and raw
                     material wastage is less than 1%.                         The latest Hanson fleet uses
                                                                               environmentally friendly
                                                                               Euro 5 engines that meet and
                     Hi-tech manufacture                                       exceed stringent emissions                                          Hampton Rural Blend - Page 21                     Oakthorpe Buff Multi Stock - Page 31

                     The latest computerised                                   standards and, with improved
                                                                               fuel efficiency, the lorries                                                                                          We are continually adding to
                     technology, along with a fully
                                                                                                                                                                                                     our stock brick range.
                     automated production process,                             minimise environmental impact.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     To keep updated with these
                     allows for a highly efficient                                                                                                                                                   additions please contact us on
                     plant to meet future brick              To view a video of the production process visit                                                                                         bricks@hanson.com or visit
                     manufacturing requirements.             our website on www.hanson.com/uk/bricks                                                                                                 www.hanson.com/uk/bricks

                                                                                                                 Oakthorpe Red Stock               Oakthorpe Red Stock - Page 21
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Abbey Blend




Abbey Red Multi




Airedale Multi Dragfaced




                                                Arden Special Reserve



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For further information and
details on our products, visit
www.hanson.com/uk/bricks
or call us on 0330 1231017
to speak to one of our friendly
and professional advisors.

                                  Abbey Blend   Abbey Blend



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Clumber Red Mixture                                                                                County Red Dragfaced                 Heather Multi




Cheshire Red Multi    Chidwell Multi   Clumber Red   Clumber Red Mixture                           Dark Tame Valley                     Kimbolton Red Multi



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                                                                                                             For further information and
                                                                                                             details on our products, visit
                                                                                                             www.hanson.com/uk/bricks
                                                                                                             or call us on 0330 1231017
                                                                                                             to speak to one of our friendly
                                                                                                             and professional advisors.
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                                                                                                             Focus on
                                                                                                             gable ends
                                                                                                             Our cutting service for gable
                                                                                                             end bricks ensures product
                                                                                                             quality and accurate colour
                                                                                                             matching. See page 49 for
Kirby Red Multi            Lochaber Red Blend         Old English Brindled Red                               further information.




Lindum Cottage Red Multi   Mandarin Mixture Reserve   Old Trafford Red           Abbey Blend (see page 10)



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                                                                                              Thoresby Red Multi           Wentworth Mixture




Arden Special Reserve (see page 10)                                                           Village Russet Red Mixture   Worcestershire Red Multi




Queens Blend                          Rannoch Multi Red   Red Dragfaced   Rufford Red Multi   Village Sunglow              Yorkshire Red Blend



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                                                County Multi Rustic               Nottingham Red Rustic



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Nottingham Red Rustic                           County Red Rustic                 Old English Rose Rustic



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                                                                                              Stock - thrown                                                                                          Reds
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                                                                                          Autumn Glow                             Hampton Rural Blend




                                                                                                                                                                                 the future of brick
                                                                                                                                                                               The Ecostock® brick range featured
                                                                                                                                                                               on this page comes from our new
                                                                                                                                                                               brick manufacturing facility at
                                                                                                                                                                               Measham, which features the latest
                                                                                          Autumn Glow Multi                       Oakthorpe Red Stock
                                                                                                                                                                               sustainable production technology.
                                                                                                                    Available                                                  See pages 6-7 for more information.
                                                                                                                   October 2011




                                                                                          Barnham Red                             Oakthorpe Red Multi Stock


                                                                                                                                                               Available
                                                                                                                                                              October 2011




                                                                     Chelsea Smoked Red   Chelsea Smoked Red                      Richmond Smoked Red Blend
     Stock - pressed
                                                                                                                    Available                                  Available
                                                                                                                   October 2011                               October 2011
                                                  We are continually adding to
                                                          our stock brick range.
                                                   To keep updated with these
                                                    additions please contact us
                                                 on bricks@hanson.com or visit
                                                    www.hanson.com/uk/bricks

Atherstone Red            Atherstone Red Multi                                            Chertsey Antique Blend                  Westcroft Red Multi                        Atherstone Red



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                    Breckland Multi Reserve   South Down Multi




                    Chatsworth Multi          Woodstock Blend Reserve




                    Woodstock Blend Reserve




                                                                            For further information and
                                                                          details on our products, visit
                                                                            www.hanson.com/uk/bricks
                                                                            or call us on 0330 1231017
                                                                        to speak to one of our friendly
                                                                             and professional advisors.
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Lindum Barley Mixture     Murrayfield Buff Multi Rustic   Tame Valley Dragfaced Buff                          Village Harvest Multi




Lindum Wealdstone Multi   Sherwood Buff Mixture           Thoresby Buff Multi          Yorkshire Multi Buff   Yorkshire Multi Buff



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                                                                         Buffs
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Braemar Buff Rustic




Golden Multiruf




Old English Buff Multi




     Focus on
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                                                                                                                                                         Stock
                                                                                                                                                     - pressed
                                                                                                                                                     & thrown

                                                                                              the future of brick
                                                                                            The Ecostock® brick range featured
                                                                                            on this page comes from our new
                                                                                            brick manufacturing facility at
                                                                                            Measham, which features the latest
                                              Atherstone Buff
                                                                                            sustainable production technology.
                                                                                            See pages 6-7 for more information.



                                                                                                                                   We are continually adding to
                                                                                                                                           our stock brick range.
                                                                                                                                    To keep updated with these
                                                                                                                                     additions please contact us
                                                                                                                                  on bricks@hanson.com or visit
                                                                                                                                     www.hanson.com/uk/bricks
                                              Atherstone Buff Multi

                                                  Stock - thrown
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                                                                           October 2011




                                              Belgravia Gault Blend




                                              Oakthorpe Buff Stock




Atherstone Buff Multi                         Oakthorpe Buff Multi Stock                  Atherstone Buff




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                                                                                                                   Stock - pressed


                                                                               the future of brick
                                                                             The new Ecostock® brick range
                                                                             featured on this page are from
                                                                             our new brick manufacturing
                                                                             facility at Measham, which
                                                                             features the latest sustainable
                                                                             production technology. See
                                                                             pages 6-7 for more information.
                                                                                                               Camden Yellow Multi




Ashwell Yellow Multi



      Light Textured                                Heavy Textured




Ashwell Yellow Multi   Beckton Yellow Multi   Old English Mixture Rustic   Beckton Yellow Multi



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                     Chelsea Smoked Red with Dark Moroccan Rustic detail



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                     Dark Moroccan Smooth                                  Brown Rustic
                                                                                                       Heavy Textured

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                     Farmhouse Brown Sandfaced Reserve                     Old English Russet     Dark Moroccan Rustic



                                                          65 & 73mm                                                                  65 & 73mm




Village Honey Gold   Golden Brown Sandfaced Reserve                        Village Honey Gold     Mixed Brown Brindle Rustic



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Blue Smooth                                       Dovedale Smooth Grey   Dovedale Grey Dragfaced   Milldale Grey Multi Dragfaced   Blue Rustic                                    Chatsworth Grey Rustic



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                                                                                                       Easy brick matching for your extension,
                                     A MATCH LIKE NO OTHER                                             renovation or restoration project.
The original London brick goes
back over 130 years and has
been used in the construction of
over 5 million homes. There are
23 bricks in the range available
in the standard 65mm size, with
4 types available in 73mm.
                                                                                                        Golden Buff - Example of an extension matching London bricks to existing ones   Golden Buff
The range has a variety of colours and
textures, from a classic Rustic brick, symbolic                                                        When extending a property, it is often a planning                                With over 5 million homes in the UK built of
                                                                                                       requirement that the brick used is a match for                                   London bricks, there’s a good chance that
of the housing boom in the second half of                                                              the brick on the original building.                                              we have a match like no other.
the 20th century, through to yellows and
buffs, such as Saxon Gold and Honey Buff.
                                                                                                       London brick technical information
London brick continues to be the first choice                                                          Technical specification                                    All Hanson products are                  Detailing
for the renovation, maintenance and                                                                                                                               manufactured under a quality             • Protect London free-standing
                                                                                                       London bricks have the distinctive
improvements market. Builders and specifiers                                                           ‘frog’ feature making them easier
                                                                                                                                                                  assurance system which conforms            walls, retaining walls, chimneys
can be confident of the product’s ability to                                                                                                                      to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 and                 and external pillars with an
                                                                                                       to cut and handle.
                                                                                                                                                                  an Environmental Management                overhanging coping designed to
colour match existing dwellings and provide
                                                                                                       All London bricks are                                      System to ISO 14001:2004.                  shed water at least 45mm from
quality and reliability founded on over 130                                                                                                                       Copies of our certificates are             the face of the brickwork. See
                                                                                                       manufactured to comply with
years of brick making expertise.                                                                       BS EN 771 – Part 1: Specification                          available to download from                 P57 for further information.
                                                                                                       For Clay Masonry Units to a size                           www.hanson.com/uk.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Protect the earth face of
                                                                                                       of 215mm x 102.5mm x 65mm.                                                                            retaining walls with a continuous
                                                  Our new London brick matching guide is now           Certain bricks are also available                          Special shapes
                                                                                                                                                                                                             waterproof membrane. See P57
                                                  available to help builders, merchants and            in 73mm.                                                   We do not recommend London
                                                                                                                                                                                                             for further information.
                                                  specifiers find the perfect match for extension,                                                                bricks for use as copings,
                                                  renovation or restoration projects.                                                                             cappings or cills.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • The use of sulphate-resistant
                                                                                                                                                                                                             cement-based mortars is strongly
                                                  The new guide builds on the success of our                                                                      Alternatively, we maintain a select
                                                                                                                                                                                                             recommended where the bricks
                                                  previous London brick swatches, and its accurate                                                                range of specials in smooth red
                                                                                                                                                                                                             are used in a situation such
                                                  colour reproduction will make it easy for builders                                                              and smooth blue. These are ideal
                                                                                                                                                                                                             as freestanding, retaining or
                                                  and specifiers to match bricks from the brochure                                                                for garden walls, conservatories
                                                                                                                                                                                                             rendered walls.
                                                  with existing housing stock on site.                                                                            and other design features to add
                                                                                                                                                                  the finishing touches and give           • Painting directly on to walls
                                                  For your free copy, contact us on 0330 1231017,                                                                 added protection to the brickwork.         constructed of London bricks is
                                                  or email bricks@hanson.com or visit                                                                                                                        generally not recommended.
                                                  www.hanson.com/uk/bricks                                                                                                                                   For further advice contact our
 London brick matching guide
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Product Services Department
                                                                                                                                                                                                             on 0330 1231017.

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Regency                                                                                                   Rustic                       Tudor


The bricks on the following
                                                                                                                           65 & 73mm
pages have been organised by
colour categories, so that you
can quickly find the colour ranges
that suit your projects. In some
cases texture is as important as
colour to reflect the look and
feel of existing brickwork and to
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                                                  Milton Buff                 Longville Stone             Cotswold




Hereward Light                                    Nene Valley Stone           Saxon Gold                  Dapple Light



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                       Brick specials              British Standard
Hanson Cradley specialises in the manufacture
of handmade British Standard and non-standard         AN.1 Squint     (left or right hand)   BN.5 Single bullnose header on flat
brick specials, which are available in all brick
types, enabling special shaped brick matching.
Hanson Cradley can produce non-standard
and bespoke brick specials to almost
any specific design, shape and size to create
unique brickwork features and detailing.

                                                      AN.5 Single cant                       BN.19 External return to double bullnose on edge
                                                      (left or right hand)                   and to Bullnose Double Header on Flat (square corners on bed)




                                                      AN.6 Double cant                       PL.2 Plinth header




                                                      AN.12 Double cant stop end             PL.3 Plinth stretcher
                                                      (square corners on bed)




                                                      BN.1 Single bullnose                   PL.4 Plinth internal return - long
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                      Brick specials               non-standard and bespoke

Special shaped bricks are required to                 MRN.1 Plinth roll stretcher   MRN.23 Flower stretcher
re-create the distinctive architectural features
associated with traditional buildings and
help in the maintenance of our national
heritage buildings.
The craftsmen in our specials department can
faithfully reproduce brick specials using the
original products, drawings or photographs.
For further information please contact us on
0330 1231017 or brickspecials@hanson.com

                                                      MRN.5 Roll internal return    MRN.26 Feature quoin stretcher
                                                      (left or right hand)          (left or right hand)




                                                      MRN.17 Diamond stretcher      CWC.1 Wave coping




                                                      MRN.19 Corbel pedestal        CWC.2 Stop end




                                                     MRN.22 Corbel rose             CWC.3 90° return
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                     Brick specials                   non-standard and bespoke
Although Hanson offers the widest range of brick        according to your specific requirements. From
specials available in the UK, there are times where     large format pier caps and date bricks through                        Date and name bricks
bespoke bricks are required. Our dedicated brick        to specially designed decorative bricks - we can                      Date and name bricks add a unique and interesting design feature
specials department can design and manufacture          provide a cost-effective and quick service.                           to brickwork. They are available in a number of sizes and can be
                                                                                                                              produced to any design or specification.


                                Copings and cappings
                                Our extensive range of copings and cappings are used to cap the
                                tops of parapet or free standing walls. For further information on                            Gable end bricks
                                sizes and specification contact us on 0330 1231017 or visit
                                www.hanson.com/uk/bricks.                                                                     A cutting service is available for gable end bricks, removing the
                                                                                                                              need for bricks to be cut on site, ensuring product quality and
                                                                                                                              accurate colour matching.

                                Slips and spacing bricks
                                A range of brick slips are used to create the appearance of solid
                                brickwork utilising thin slips as a cladding or covering to various                           Cills and scrolls
                                types of structure.
                                                                                                                              Designed to provide the correct overhang and drip detail to ensure
                                Spacing bricks of engineering quality are the ideal solution for                              durability of brickwork.
                                manhole covers where there is a discrepancy between the level of the
                                                                                                                              Scroll bricks can be used as a decorative surround for openings or
                                road and the level of the manhole cover.
                                                                                                                              as a design feature within a standard brick wall.



                                Glazed bricks
                                A range of vibrant colours are available to add interesting details and
                                                                                                                              Large format pier caps
                                features to any building design. Complementary glazed special shaped                          Hanson Cradley can manufacture a range of large format brick units
                                bricks are also available.                                                                    emulating the Victorian preference for large section brickwork.
                                                                                                                              These were used to cap walls, pillars and on major civil engineering
                                                                                                                              projects such as canals and railways.


                                Prefabricated arches
                                Hanson provide a range of prefabricated arches, providing a fast and
                                simple method of construction, reducing on-site wastage and adding
                                attractive detailing to a development.
                                                                                                                              Eco habitats for bats and swifts
                                                                                                                              Hanson Cradley’s bat and swift boxes create artificial habitats for
                                                                                                                              wildlife to roost safely. This is a simple way of neatly incorporating
                                                                                                                              a nest box into any new building.
                                Cut and bond bricks
                                An economical alternative to many standard specials, with the added
                                bonus of reduced lead times, our cut and bond specials are produced
                                under the strict control of our quality assurance system.
                                They are epoxy bonded making them suitable for both internal               For more information, samples, or to request a copy of our
                                and external applications.
                                                                                                           guide to brick specials, contact us on 0330 1231017,
                                                                                                           brickspecials@hanson.com or visit www.hanson.com/uk/bricks

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                           Chimney and roofing solutions                                                   Ridge tiles and fitments
Hanson Red Bank has been producing high-quality chimney                                                         Plain angle ridge      Half round ridge                  Scroll finial
products, ridge tiles and fitments for over 100 years, alongside its
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available from Hanson. For further product information contact us                                                 Roll top and
on Tel: 01530 270333 or visit www.hanson.com/uk.                                                                decorative inserts      Crested ridge                 Crested stop end


     Chimney pots and gas flue terminals
         Round tapered and                    Ventilating inserts                        Squares
           cannon head                  (not to be used with live appliances)




                                                                                                               Capped angle ridge       Junction piece             Ventilating ridge tile




             Octagons                         Gas flue terminals                Louvres, louvre tops
                                                    (for Class 2)

                                                                                                             Low resistance terminal                      Finial bases




                                                                                Special chimney pots

           Traditional                   Prefabricated chimney stack                                          Decorative ventilating                        Finials
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                           all domestic fuels. The latest Building Regulations                                                       tion
                           require a reduction in carbon usage, and significant
                           carbon savings can be achieved by installing a
                                                                                        Carbon savings (kg/kW hour)
                           chimney and flue system that uses a renewable fuel
                           such as wood or wood pellets.                          0.4

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                           heating fuels as a secondary heat source.               0
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                           High-performance pumice-based concrete flue liners           Carbon savings using other fuels compared with electricity

                           Hanson Red Bank’s range of 175mm
                           high-performance pumice-based concrete liners
                           have been developed to meet the growing demand
                           for flue products to suit modern efficient
                           wood-burning, multi-fuel and gas-fired appliances
                           and more stringent environmental requirements.
                           With the products’ natural high thermal properties,
                           enhanced performance to meet these exacting
                           standards is ensured.

                           Rediflow concrete gas flue system
                           Hanson Red Bank’s range of Rediflow pre-cast
                           concrete gas flue block systems are manufactured
                           to BS EN 1858 Chimney – Components – Concrete
                           Flue Blocks (Type B flue blocks). The innovative
                           tongue and groove design helps to eliminate the
                           possibility of escaping flue condensates and ensure
                           the safe discharge of the flue gases.

                           Concrete class 1 flue liners
                           Hanson Red Bank’s range of concrete flue liners
                           are manufactured in accordance with BS EN 1857
                           Chimneys – Components – Concrete Flue Liners as
                           required under Approved Document J ‘Combustion
                           Appliances and Fuel Storage Systems’.

                           Clay class 1 flue liners
                           Hanson Red Bank’s range of clay flue liners are
                           manufactured in accordance with BS EN 1457:1999
                           Chimneys – Clay/Ceramic flue liners as required
                           under Approved Document J ‘Combustion Appliances
                           and Fuel Storage Systems’.


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                           Air bricks and ducts                                                                                                                           www.hanson.com/uk
Hanson Red Bank’s air bricks are produced in three        (louvre, square and rectangular) and three heights
standard smoothfaced colours (red terracotta, buff        (65mm, 140mm and 215mm).
fireclay and blue-black), with a choice of three styles



                                                                                                                                  Horizontal duct

                                                   Louvre air bricks                                                               List no.          Size                  effective
                                                                                                                                                     (width x height)      depth
                                                    List no.   Size                         Minimum free
                                                               (width x height x depth)     air space                              400               215mm x 65mm          100-300mm in 25mm progressions
                                                                                                                                   401               215mm x 140mm         100-300mm in 25mm progressions
                                                    363        215mm x 65mm x 50mm          1400mm2                                402               215mm x 215mm         100-300mm in 25mm progressions
                                                    364        215mm x 140mm x 50mm         2800mm2
                                                    365        215mm x 215mm x 50mm         4500mm2


                                                                                                                                  Inclined duct (One course 75mm rise)
                                                                                                                                   List no.          Size                  effective depth
                                                                                                                                                     (width x height)      (200mm standard)

                                                                                                                                   407               215mm x 65mm          150-300mm in 25mm progressions
                                                                                                                                   408               215mm x 140mm         150-300mm in 25mm progressions
                                                                                                                                   409               215mm x 215mm         150-300mm in 25mm progressions


                                                   Square air bricks
                                                    List no.   Size                         Minimum free
                                                               (width x height x depth)     air space                             Inclined duct (Two course 150mm rise)
                                                                                                                                   List no.          Size                  effective depth
                                                    350        215mm x 65mm x 50mm          1300mm2
                                                                                                                                                     (width x height)      (200mm standard)
                                                    351        215mm x 140mm x 50mm         2900mm2
                                                    352        215mm x 215mm x 50mm         4500mm2                                403               215mm x 65mm          150-300mm in 25mm progressions
                                                                                                                                   404               215mm x 140mm         150-300mm in 25mm progressions
                                                                                                                                   405               215mm x 215mm         150-300mm in 25mm progressions




                                                   Rectangular air bricks
                                                    List no.   Size                         Minimum free
                                                               (width x height x depth)     air space

                                                    372        215mm x 65mm x 50mm          2300mm2
                                                    373        215mm x 140mm x 50mm         6000mm2
                                                    374        215mm x 215mm x 50mm         10250mm2
                                                                                                               Effective depth,
                                                                                                                 cavity wall             50mm
                                                                                                                bridging duct            nominal
                                                                                                                                         air brick                               Typical air brick
                                                                                                                                                                                 and cavity wall duct
                                                                                                                    Cavity wall                                                  installation

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Professional tips for better brickwork                                                           Frost protection
Make your life easier with these simple tips which
Brick colour                                                                                     Freestanding walls                                              Earth retaining walls
can save you time and money on your build.                                                       Freestanding walls can be subjected to severe weather
                                                                                                 conditions. In order to avoid frost damage, careful
                                                                                                                                                                 Where brickwork is in direct contact with retained earth, it
                                                                                                                                                                 is exposed to ground water which invariably contains salts.
                                                                                                 consideration must be paid to the following aspects
                                                                                                                                                                 • To prevent efflorescence of the exposed face of the wall,
                                                                                                 of design:
                                                                                                                                                                   a waterproof barrier between the retained earth and the
                                                                                                 • Copings must be F2 frost resistant such as those                brickwork should be provided
                                                                                                   supplied by Hanson
Brick storage                                                                                    • Copings with drip channels should be used to shed rain
                                                                                                   clear of the wall faces
                                                                                                                                                                 • The waterproof barrier will also help prevent
                                                                                                                                                                   frost damage and sulphation

Bricks should be stored on a level, free-draining surface                                                                                                        • Coping and DPC detail on the head of the wall
that is protected from the elements. Polythene wrapping                                          • Copings should overhang the brickwork by at least 45mm          should be the same as for freestanding walls
provides protection from the weather; if this is removed                                         • Drip channels should have sharp edges and be free             • Rendering of retaining walls is not recommended
for inspection it needs to be replaced or alternative                                              from mortar or other obstruction                                under any circumstances
protection needs to be provided.
                                                                                                 • F1 bricks should not be used for cappings on                  London bricks should not be used in unprotected earth
                                                                                                   freestanding walls                                            retaining walls. They may, however, be used in walls
                                                                                                                                                                 constructed in accordance with the guidance above and
                                                                                                 Mortar joints are not impervious to moisture. This is
                                                                                                                                                                 with the use of sulphate-resistant cement-based mortars.
                                                                                                 resolved by using a continuous damp proof membrane
                                                                                                 immediately below the copings, projecting at least 13mm         A cement rich designation (ii) mortar (4 : 1 sand cement or
                                                                                                 beyond the mortar.                                              equivalent) should be used for cappings and copings on
                                                                                                                                                                 both freestanding and retaining walls.
                                                                                                 A damp proof course (DPC) must be provided at a minimum
                                                                                                 of 150mm above ground level.
                                                                                                                                                                    Hanson brick coping with
                                                                                                 Where London bricks are used in the construction of a              DPC and 45mm overhang


                                                            Blending                             freestanding wall, a sulphate-resistant cement-based mortar
                                                                                                 (Hanson CEM II / B-V+SR) should be used. This is also
                                                                                                                                                                    Note all brickwork
                                                                                                                                                                    copings should be of
                                                                                                                                                                    frost-resistant quality




                                                            bricks                               recommended for all bricks where the brickwork is liable to
                                                                                                 prolonged saturation during cyclic frosts and if the presence
                                                                                                 of sulphates in the ground is suspected.
                                                            Bricks should be loaded-out from
                                                            a minimum of 3 packs and it is                                                                                                                                                Type 2 DPC or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          engineering
                                                            advisable to draw from the packs                                                                                                                                              brick
                                                            in vertical rather than horizontal
                                                            slices. Doing this helps avoid
                                                            colour patchiness or banding in
                                                            the brickwork.

                                                                                                 Frost attack                                                                                                                               Weep holes in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            outer leaf of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            brickwork


                                                                                                 In extreme conditions even frost resistant F2 bricks have
                                                                                                 been known to fail. Where there is a likelihood of long
                                                                                                 term saturation during cyclic frost conditions occurring,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Protect earth face of retaining
                                                                                                 it is advisable to choose a brick of high strength and low                                    Type 2 DPC or       walls with a continuous
                                                                                                                                                                                               engineering brick   membrane
                                                                                                 water absorption as an added precaution.
Protection of newly
built brickwork                                                                                                                                                  It is important to follow the above-mentioned good
                                                                                                                                                                 building practice details when constructing walls
When work stops or is interrupted by inclement weather                                                                                                           and other vulnerable structures, otherwise the
conditions, brickwork should be protected immediately                                                                                                            manufacturers warranty against frost failure may
with polythene sheeting that is held in place with a                                                                                                             not apply.
suitable fixing. If new brickwork is not protected, lime                                                                                                         The areas indicated in blue on the diagram of the
stains, efflorescence, patchy mortar colour and patchy                                                                                                           house show where as a minimum, only F2 category
brickwork can occur.                                                                                                                                             products should be used.
It should also be noted that the laying of brickwork                                                                                                             Care should always be taken to observe relevant
should be discontinued when the temperature falls                                                                                                                design details and current Codes of Practice.
below 3°c or when frost is imminent.


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Brick design considerations
A guide to help you get more from your bricks
                                                                                                                                        Our companies and products
Brick bond patterns                                                                                                                     Hanson UK is split into three business lines – Hanson Quarry
                                                                                                                                        Products, Hanson Cement and Hanson Building Products.
                                                                       The purpose of bonding is to make                                We also offer a range of contracting services. For detailed
                                                                       brickwork uniform in structure and
                                                                                                                                        information on all areas of Hanson and our products visit:
                                                                       composition and to maximise its
                                                                       strength, durability and visual appeal.                          www.hanson.com/uk
                                                                       Here are five of the most popular
                                                                       bonding patterns used in the UK.
Stack bond                         Stretcher bond                                                                                          Hanson Quarry Products

                                                                                                                                           Crushed rock                         Ready-mixed concrete
                                                                                                                                           Sand and gravel                      Ready-mixed mortar
                                                                                                                                           Asphalt                              Screed
                                                                                                                                           Contracting                          Civil engineering
Flemish bond                       Header bond                        English bond


                                                                                                                                          Hanson Cement
Mortar joint profiles
                                                                                                                                          Bulk                   Ground                    Pulverised       Packed
The purpose of finishing joints is to improve the rain resistance and visual appeal of the wall by compacting the surface of              cement
the mortar and pressing it into contact with the bricks. Below are five mortar joint profiles commonly used in the UK.
                                                                                                                                                                 granulated                fuel ash         products
                                                                                                                                                                 blastfurnace              (PFA)
                                                                                                                                                                 slag (GGBS)




                                                                                                                                          Hanson Building Products
Recessed*                    Weathered struck             Weathered struck & cut       Bucket handle             Flush
The mortar is raked out      The inset edge of the        The inset edge of the        The mortar is ‘tooled’    The edge is finished      Bricks                                           Chimneys and roofing
to leave the edge of         joint should be around       joint should be around       to leave a concave,       flush with the            Blocks                                           Cladding
the brickwork exposed,       2mm and the forward          2mm and the forward          rounded joint.            brickwork surface.
                                                                                                                                           Precast concrete products                        Off-site solutions
picking out individual       edge should finish on        edge should project
bricks and creating a        the edge of the brick.       around 2mm beyond                                                                Permeable paving (SUDS)                          Specialist brick
shadow effect.                                            the brick surface.                                                                                                                and block laying
* Recessed joints should not be used in areas exposed to high levels of wind driven rain.
Recessed joints should not be raked out to more than 5mm.



Mortar colours
Mortar colour can have a significant impact on the look of a building as generally mortar represents around 15% of the total
visible brickwork area. When choosing mortar colours it may be advisable to construct sample panels on site.


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                            Aircrete blocks                                                                            Achieving U-values for new builds and extensions
Hanson’s Thermalite aircrete blocks are stocked in a large      Thermalite benefits                                    New build U-values
network of builders merchants across the UK, ensuring                                                                  There are many ways of achieving the required improvement
                                                                •   High insulation
easy availability. The extensive product range means that a                                                            in CO2 emissions specified in the Code for Sustainable Homes
variety of tried and tested, cost-effective solutions can be    •   Moisture resistant
                                                                                                                       because there is a multitude of options in terms of materials
offered for wall, floor and below-ground constructions.         •   Fire resistant                                     and renewables available, as well as site-specific aspects such
                                                                •   Frost resistant                                    as orientation of the building. However, the work carried out
Thermalite blocks are ideal to help achieve all levels of
                                                                •   Strong and durable                                 by the Energy Saving Trust acts as a starting point and gives
the Code for Sustainable Homes. Their inherent properties
                                                                •   One hand lift                                      design U-values as follows:
of good thermal mass, excellent air permeability (when
constructed in accordance with Building Regulations) and        •   Easily worked
high sound insulation help gain points towards various                                                                 Code level     Building                Energy Saving
                                                                •   Easily fixed to
Code levels. In addition, Thermalite’s thermal insulating                                                                             element                 Trust solution
                                                                •   Easy to finish
properties help achieve lower U-values and reduce heat loss                                                                           Roof                    0.13
at the junctions of building elements.                                                                                 3              Walls                   0.25
                                                                                                                                      Exposed floors          0.20
                                                                                                                                      Roof                    0.13
                                                                                                                       4              Walls                   0.20
                                                                                                                                      Exposed floors          0.20
                                                                                                                                      Roof                    0.13
                                                                                                                       5 and 6        Walls                   0.15
                                                                                                                                      Exposed floors          0.15



                                                                                                                       Thermalite blocks can offer a cost-effective solution to meet
                                                                                                                       all levels of the Code. Please contact our customer services
                                                                                                                       department on 08705 625500 for more information.




                                                                                                                       Extension U-values

Trenchblock Tongue and Groove
                                  ®                                                                                    The Code does not apply to extensions.
                                                                                                                       Standards for new thermal elements are specified in
                                                                                                                       Approved Document L1B ‘Conservation of fuel and power in
Thermalite’s Trenchblocks are a revolutionary thermal            Trenchblock Tongue and Groove benefits
                                                                                                                       existing dwellings’.
building block for solid foundation walls. Trenchblock is        • Less waste
simple to lay, with ‘interlocking’ tongue and groove joints                                                            The U-value requirement for new walls in extensions is
                                                                 • Easy to cut and handle
at each end, easy to transport and does not require mortar                                                             0.28W/m2K although the Building Control Body may specify
on the perp ends - saving time and labour spent mixing,          • Ideal for brownfield sites                          lower limits, depending on the situation. Thermalite blocks
moving and applying mortar.                                      • Over 50% less labour time                           easily meet the U-values required and are a cost-effective
                                                                 • Up to 80% recycled materials                        solution.
Equivalent to two standard size aggregate blocks plus
concrete infill means only one skin to build, half the number    • Compliant with CDM Regulations
of blocks to handle and, with built-in moulded handholds at      • No mortar required on perp ends                                                     Partial fill cavity - 0.28W/m2K
each end, manual handling is safer, easier and quicker.          • Available in strengths of 3.6N/mm2 and 7.3N/mm2                                     Hanson brick outer leaf
                                                                 • Suitable for soils up to and including class DS 4                                   50mm clear cavity
                                                                   sulphate levels                                                                     45mm phenolic insulation
                                                                 • Better thermal insulation than standard blocks                                      100mm Thermalite shield
                                                                                                                                                       Plasterboard on dabs


                                                                                                                                                       Full fill cavity - 0.26W/m2K
                                                                                                                                                       Hanson brick outer leaf
                                                                                                                                                       100mm mineral wool
                                                                                                                                                       100mm Thermalite Shield
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Red smooth                                                                                                                                                                         Buff smooth
County Multi Smooth                   P8    215 x 102.5 x 65   W     SM       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% Voids   T2    R1   2.50   F2   S2    7    75   504        Tame Valley Smooth Buff                       P25      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     SM       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% Voids   T2        R1   2.50    F2    S2     10     50       504
County Multi Smooth 73mm              P8    215 x 102.5 x 73   W     SM       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2    R1   2.80   F2   S2    7    75   384
County Red Smooth                     P8    215 x 102.5 x 65   W     SM       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% Voids   T2    R1   2.50   F2   S2    7    75   504        Buff light texture
County Red Smooth 73mm                P8    215 x 102.5 x 73   W     SM       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2    R1   2.80   F2   S2    7    75   384        Abbey Buff Multi                              P25      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     RB       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2        R1   2.40    F2    S2      7     75       452
Dark Multi Smooth                     P8    215 x 102.5 x 65   W     SM       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% Voids   T2    R1   2.50   F2   S2    7    75   504        Ashby Light Buff                              P25      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     SM       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2        R1   1.90    F2    S2     20     30       500
Dark Multi Smooth 73mm                P8    215 x 102.5 x 73   W     SM       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2    R1   2.80   F2   S2    7    75   384        Brindley Buff                                 P25      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     DF       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2        R1   2.50    F2    S2     10     50       504
Rossendale Smooth Red                 P9    215 x 102.5 x 65   W     SM       Accrington    Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2    R1   2.50   F2   S2    7    75   468        Brindley Buff 73mm                            P25      215 x 102.5 x 73      W     DF       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2        R1   2.80    F2    S2     10     50       384
St Annes Red Smooth 75mm              P9    215 x 102.5 x 75   W     SM       Accrington    Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2    R1   3.00   F2   S2    7    75   396        Clumber Buff                                  P25      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     SS       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2        R1   2.05    F2    S2     20     30       495
                                                                                                                                                                                   Harborough Buff Multi                         P25      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     IT       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2        R1   1.90    F2    S2     20     30       500
Red light texture                                                                                                                                                                  Hereward Light (London Brick)                 P43      215 x 102.5 x 65      P     SF       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2        R1   1.95    F1    S2     23     25       390
Abbey Blend                           P10   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     RB       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2    R1   2.40   F2   S2    7    75   452        Honey Buff (London Brick)                     P43      215 x 102.5 x 65      P     IT       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2        R1   1.95    F1    S2     23     25       390
                                                                                                                                                                                   Ingleborough Buff Multi                       P25      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     DF       Claughton     Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2        R1   2.20    F2    S2     11     35       475
Abbey Red Multi                       P10   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     RB       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2    R1   2.40   F2   S2    7    75   452
                                                                                                                                                                                   Leicestershire Russet Mixture                 P25      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     IT       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2        R1   1.90    F2    S2     20     30       500
Airedale Multi Dragfaced              P10   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     DF       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2    R1   2.40   F2   S2    7    75   452
                                                                                                                                                                                   Lindum Barley Mixture                         P26      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     SS       Kirton        Vertically perforated 11-16% voids   T2        R1   2.15    F2    S2     20     30       495
Arden Special Reserve                 P10   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2    R1   2.00   F2   S2   14    40   500
                                                                                                                                                                                   Lindum Wealdstone Multi                       P26      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     SS       Kirton        Vertically perforated 11-16% voids   T2        R1   2.15    F2    S2     20     30       495
Cheshire Red Multi                    P12   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2    R1   2.00   F2   S2   14    40   500
                                                                                                                                                                                   Milton Buff (London Brick)                    P43      215 x 102.5 x 65      P     IT       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2        R1   1.95    F1    S2     23     25       390
Chidwell Multi                        P12   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2    R1   2.40   F2   S2    7    75   452
                                                                                                                                                                                   Murrayfield Buff Multi Rustic                 P26      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     DF       Claughton     Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2        R1   2.20    F2    S2     11     35       475
Chiltern (London Brick)               P40   215 x 102.5 x 65   P     IT       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2    R1   1.95   F1   S2   23    25   390        Nene Valley Stone (London Brick)              P43      215 x 102.5 x 65      P     IT       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2        R1   1.95    F1    S2     23     25       390
Claydon Red Multi (London Brick)      P40   215 x 102.5 x 65   P     IT       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2    R1   1.95   F1   S2   23    25   390        Sherwood Buff Mixture                         P26      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     IT       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2        R1   2.20    F2    S2     15     30       495
Clumber Red                           P12   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     SS       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2    R1   2.20   F2   S2   17    30   495        Tame Valley Buff Dragfaced                    P26      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     DF       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% Voids   T2        R1   2.50    F2    S2     10     50       504
Clumber Red Mixture                   P13   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     SS       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2    R1   2.20   F2   S2   17    30   495        Thoresby Buff Multi                           P26      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     SS       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2        R1   2.05    F2    S2     20     30       495
County Multi Dragfaced                P13   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     DF       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% Voids   T2    R1   2.50   F2   S2    7    75   504        Village Golden Thatch                         P27      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     IT       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2        R1   1.90    F2    S2     20     30       500
County Multi Dragfaced 73mm           P13   215 x 102.5 x 73   W     DF       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2    R1   2.80   F2   S2    7    75   384        Village Harvest Multi                         P27      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     IT       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2        R1   1.90    F2    S2     20     30       500
County Red Dragfaced                  P13   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     DF       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% Voids   T2    R1   2.50   F2   S2    7    75   504        Yorkshire Multi Buff                          P27      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     IT       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2        R1   1.90    F2    S2     20     30       500
County Red Dragfaced 73mm             P13   215 x 102.5 x 73   W     DF       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2    R1   2.80   F2   S2    7    75   384
Dark Tame Valley                      P13   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     DF       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% Voids   T2    R1   2.50   F2   S2    7    75   504        Buff heavy texture
Edwardian Dragfaced                   P13   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2    R1   2.20   F2   S2   14    35   495        Braemar Buff Rustic                           P28      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     RU       Claughton     Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2        R1   2.25    F2    S2     11     35       475
Georgian (London Brick)               P41   215 x 102.5 x 65   P     SF       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2    R1   1.95   F1   S2   23    25   390        Golden Multiruf                               P28      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     RU       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2        R1   1.90    F1    S2     20     30       500
Heather (London Brick)                P41   215 x 102.5 x 65   P     SF       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2    R1   1.95   F1   S2   23    25   390        Old English Buff Multi                        P28      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     RU       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2        R1   1.90    F2    S2     20     30       500
Heather (London Brick) 73mm           P41   215 x 102.5 x 73   P     SF       Whittlesey    Frogged 13-18% voids                 T1    R1   2.30   F1   S2   23    25   360
Heather Multi                         P13   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     SF       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2    R1   2.40   F2   S2    7    75   452        Buff stock
Kimbolton Red Multi                   P13   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2    R1   2.20   F2   S2   15    30   495        Atherstone Buff                               P31      215 x 102.5 x 65      P     SS       Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2        R1   2.45    F2    S2     11     35       495
Kirby Red Multi                       P14   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Desford       Vertically perforated 23-28% voids   T2    R1   1.90   F2   S2   14    40   500        Atherstone Buff Multi                         P31      215 x 102.5 x 65      P     SS       Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2        R1   2.45    F2    S2     11     35       495
Lindum Cottage Red Multi              P14   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     SS       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2    R1   2.20   F2   S2   14    35   495        Belgravia Gault Blend                         P31      215 x 102.5 x 65      TH    C        Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2        R1   2.45    F2    S2     11     35       495
Lochaber Red Blend                    P14   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     DF       Claughton     Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2    R1   2.25   F2   S2   11    35   475        Oakthorpe Buff Stock                          P31      215 x 102.5 x 65      TH    C        Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2        R1   2.45    F2    S2     11     35       495
Mandarin Mixture Reserve              P14   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2    R1   2.40   F2   S2    7    75   452        Oakthorpe Buff Multi Stock                    P31      215 x 102.5 x 65      TH    C        Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2        R1   2.45    F2    S2     11     35       495
Old English Brindled Red              P14   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2    R1   2.00   F2   S2   14    40   500
Old Trafford Red                      P14   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     DF       Claughton     Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2    R1   2.25   F2   S2   11    35   475        Yellow Light Texture
Queens Blend                          P16   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     DF       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2    R1   2.40   F2   S2    7    75   452        Ashwell Yellow Multi                          P32      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     IT       Kirton        Vertically perforated 11-16% voids   T2        R1   2.15    F2    S2     20     30       495
Rannoch Multi Red                     P16   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Claughton     Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2    R1   2.25   F2   S2   11    35   475        Beckton Yellow Multi                          P32      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     IT       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2        R1   1.90    F2    S2     20     30       500
Red Dragfaced                         P16   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     DF       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2    R1   2.40   F2   S2    7    75   452        Golden Buff (London Brick)                    P43      215 x 102.5 x 65      P     SF       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2        R1   1.95    F1    S2     23     25       390
                                                                                                                                                                                   Ironstone (London Brick)                      P43      215 x 102.5 x 65      P     IT       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2        R1   1.95    F1    S2     23     25       390
Regency (London Brick)                P41   215 x 102.5 x 65   P     SF       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2    R1   1.95   F1   S2   23    25   390
                                                                                                                                                                                   Longville Stone (London Brick)                P43      215 x 102.5 x 65      P     IT       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2        R1   1.95    F1    S2     23     25       390
Rufford Red Multi                     P17   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     SM       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2    R1   2.20   F2   S2   15    30   495
Sandfaced (London Brick)              P41   215 x 102.5 x 65   P     IT       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2    R1   1.95   F1   S2   23    25   390
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Sherwood Red Mixture                  P17   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2    R1   2.20   F2   S2   15    30   495
                                                                                                                                                                                   Old English Mixture Rustic                    P32      215 x 102.5 x 65      W     RU       Kirton        Vertically perforated 11-16% voids   T2        R1   2.15    F1    S2     19     20       495
Tame Valley Red Mixture               P17   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% Voids   T2    R1   2.50   F2   S2    7    75   504
                                                                                                                                                                                   Saxon Gold (London Brick)                     P43      215 x 102.5 x 65      P     IT       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2        R1   1.95    F1    S2     23     25       390
Thoresby Red Multi                    P17   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     SS       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2    R1   2.20   F2   S2   15    30   495
Village Russet Red Mixture            P17   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2    R1   2.20   F2   S2   15    30   495        Yellow stock
Village Sunglow                       P17   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2    R1   2.20   F2   S2   15    30   495        Camden Yellow Multi                           P33     215 x 102.5 x 65       P     SS       Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2        R1   2.45    F2    S2     11     35       495
Wentworth Mixture                     P17   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     DF       Claughton     Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2    R1   2.25   F2   S2   11    35   475
Windsor (London Brick)                P41   215 x 102.5 x 65   P     IT       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2    R1   1.95   F1   S2   23    25   390        Brown smooth
Worcestershire Red Multi              P17   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     IT       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2    R1   2.00   F2   S2   14    40   500        Dark Moroccan Smooth                          P35     215 x 102.5 x 65       W     SM       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% Voids   T2        R1   2.50    F2    S2      7     75       504
Yorkshire Red Blend                   P17   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     SF       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2    R1   2.40   F2   S2    7    75   452        Farmhouse Brown Sandfaced Reserve             P35     215 x 102.5 x 65       W     SF       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2        R1   2.40    F2    S2      7     75       452
                                                                                                                                                                                   Farmhouse Brown Sandfaced Reserve 73mm        P35     215 x 102.5 x 73       W     SF       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2        R1   2.70    F2    S2      7     75       416
Red heavy texture                                                                                                                                                                  Golden Brown Sandfaced Reserve                P35     215 x 102.5 x 65       W     SF       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2        R1   2.40    F2    S2      7     75       452
Braemar Red Rustic                    P19   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     RU       Claughton     Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2    R1   2.25   F2   S2   11    35   475        Golden Brown Sandfaced Reserve 73mm           P35     215 x 102.5 x 73       W     SF       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2        R1   2.70    F2    S2      7     75       416
Burghley Red Rustic                   P19   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     RU       Kirton        Vertically perforated 11-16% voids   T2    R1   2.30   F1   S2   15    30   495
County Multi Rustic                   P19   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     RU       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2    R1   2.50   F2   S2    7    75   504        Brown light texture
County Multi Rustic 73mm              P19   215 x 102.5 x 73   W     RU       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2    R1   2.80   F2   S2    7    75   384        Brown Rustic                                  P35     215 x 102.5 x 65       W     RU       Kirton        Vertically perforated 11-16% voids   T2        R1   2.15    F1    S2     19     25       495
County Red Rustic                     P19   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     RU       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2    R1   2.50   F2   S2    7    75   504        Old English Russet                            P35     215 x 102.5 x 65       W     IT       Desford       Vertically perforated 18-23% voids   T2        R1   1.90    F2    S2     20     30       500
County Red Rustic 73mm                P19   215 x 102.5 x 73   W     RU       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2    R1   2.80   F2   S2    7    75   384        Village Honey Gold                            P35     215 x 102.5 x 65       W     IT       Kirton        Vertically perforated 13-18% voids   T2        R1   2.25    F2    S2     17     30       495
Dark Multi Rustic                     P19   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     RU       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2    R1   2.50   F2   S2    7    75   504
Nottingham Red Rustic                 P19   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     RU       Kirton        Vertically perforated 11-16% voids   T2    R1   2.30   F1   S2   15    30   495        Brown heavy texture
Old English Rose Rustic               P19   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     RU       Kirton        Vertically perforated 11-16% voids   T2    R1   2.10   F1   S2   18    25   495        Dark Moroccan Rustic                          P35     215 x 102.5 x 65       W     RU       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2        R1   2.50    F2    S2      7    75        504
Rustic (London Brick)                 P41   215 x 102.5 x 65   P     RU       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2    R1   1.95   F1   S2   23    25   390        Dark Moroccan Rustic 73mm                     P35     215 x 102.5 x 73       W     RU       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2        R1   2.80    F2    S2      7    75        384
Rustic (London Brick) 73mm            P41   215 x 102.5 x 73   P     RU       Whittlesey    Frogged 13-18% voids                 T1    R1   2.30   F1   S2   23    25   360        Mixed Brown Brindle Rustic                    P35     215 x 102.5 x 65       W     RU       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2        R1   2.50    F2    S2      7    75        504
Rustic Antique (London Brick)         P41   215 x 102.5 x 65   P     RU       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2    R1   1.95   F1   S2   23    25   390        Mixed Brown Brindle Rustic 73mm               P35     215 x 102.5 x 73       W     RU       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 20-25% voids   T2        R1   2.80    F2    S2      7    75        384
Rustic Antique (London Brick) 73mm    P41   215 x 102.5 x 73   P     RU       Whittlesey    Frogged 13-18% voids                 T1    R1   2.30   F1   S2   23    25   360
Sunset Red (London Brick)             P41   215 x 102.5 x 65   P     IT       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2    R1   1.95   F1   S2   23    25   390        Blues and greys smooth
Tudor (London Brick)                  P41   215 x 102.5 x 65   P     IT       Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2    R1   1.95   F1   S2   23    25   390        Blue Smooth                                   P36     215 x 102.5 x 65       W     SM       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% voids   T2        R1   2.50    F2    S2      7    75        448
                                                                                                                                                                                   Blue Smooth 73mm                              P36     215 x 102.5 x 73       W     SM       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% voids   T2        R1   2.80    F2    S2      7    75        384
Tudor (London Brick) 73mm             P41   215 x 102.5 x 73   P     IT       Whittlesey    Frogged 13-18% voids                 T1    R1   2.30   F1   S2   23    25   360
                                                                                                                                                                                   Dovedale Smooth Grey                          P36     215 x 102.5 x 65       W     SM       Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% Voids   T2        R1   2.50    F2    S2     10    50        504
Red stock
                                                                                                                                                                                   Blues and greys light texture
Atherstone Red                        P20   215 x 102.5 x 65   P     SS       Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2    R1   2.35   F2   S2   13    20   495
                                                                                                                                                                                   Brecken Grey (London Brick)                   P43     215 x 102.5 x 65       P    IT        Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2        R1   1.95    F1    S2     23    25        390
Atherstone Red Multi                  P20   215 x 102.5 x 65   P     SS       Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2    R1   2.35   F2   S2   13    20   495
                                                                                                                                                                                   Cotswold (London Brick)                       P43     215 x 102.5 x 65       P    IT        Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2        R1   1.95    F1    S2     23    25        390
Autumn Glow                           P21   215 x 102.5 x 65   TH    C        Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2    R1   2.35   F2   S2   13    20   495        Dapple Light (London Brick)                   P43     215 x 102.5 x 65       P    SF        Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2        R1   1.95    F1    S2     23    25        390
Autumn Glow Multi                     P21   215 x 102.5 x 65   TH    C        Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2    R1   2.35   F2   S2   13    20   495        Dovedale Grey Dragfaced                       P36     215 x 102.5 x 65       W    DF        Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% Voids   T2        R1   2.50    F2    S2     10    50        504
Barnham Red                           P21   215 x 102.5 x 65   TH    C        Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2    R1   2.35   F2   S2   13    20   495        Milldale Grey Multi Dragfaced                 P37     215 x 102.5 x 65       W    DF        Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% Voids   T2        R1   2.50    F2    S2     10    50        504
Chelsea Smoked Red                    P21   215 x 102.5 x 65   TH    C        Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2    R1   2.35   F2   S2   13    20   495
Chertsey Antique Blend                P21   215 x 102.5 x 65   TH    C        Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2    R1   2.35   F2   S2   13    20   495        Blacks, blues and greys heavy texture
Hampton Rural Blend                   P21   215 x 102.5 x 65   TH    C        Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2    R1   2.35   F2   S2   13    20   495        Blue Rustic                                   P37     215 x 102.5 x 65       W    RU        Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% voids   T2        R1   2.50    F2    S2      7    75        448
Oakthorpe Red Stock                   P21   215 x 102.5 x 65   TH    C        Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2    R1   2.35   F2   S2   13    20   495        Blue Rustic 73mm                              P37     215 x 102.5 x 73       W    RU        Wilnecote     Vertically perforated 23-28% voids   T2        R1   2.80    F2    S2      7    75        384
Oakthorpe Red Multi Stock             P21   215 x 102.5 x 65   TH    C        Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2    R1   2.35   F2   S2   13    20   495        Brindle (London Brick)                        P43     215 x 102.5 x 65       P    IT        Whittlesey    Frogged 15-20% voids                 T2        R1   1.95    F1    S2     23    25        390
Richmond Smoked Red Blend             P21   215 x 102.5 x 65   TH    C        Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2    R1   2.35   F2   S2   13    20   495        Chatsworth Grey Rustic                        P37     215 x 102.5 x 65       W    RU        Kirton        Vertically perforated 11-16% voids   T2        R1   1.95    F1    S2     26    20        495
Westcroft Red Multi                   P21   215 x 102.5 x 65   TH    C        Measham       Frogged 5 - 10% voids                T2    R1   2.35   F2   S2   13    20   495
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Red tumbled
                                                                                                                                                                                   Manufacture       W = Wirecut         P = Pressed     TH = Thrown
Breckland Multi Reserve               P23   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     T        Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2    R1   2.40   F2   S2    7    75   452        Texture           C = Creased         SM = Smooth     RB = Rolled back       DF = Dragfaced     IT = Indented Texture    SS = Smooth Sanded     SF = Sandfaced       RU = Rusticated T = Tumbled
Chatsworth Multi                      P23   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     RB       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2    R1   2.40   F2   S2    7    75   452        T1 (+/- 6mm) the mean of 10 bricks falls between 209mm up to 221mm.
South Down Multi                      P23   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     RB       Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2    R1   2.40   F2   S2    7    75   452        T2 (+/- 4mm) the mean of 10 bricks falls between 211mm up to 219mm.
Woodstock Blend Reserve               P23   215 x 102.5 x 65   W     T        Howley Park   Vertically perforated 24-29% voids   T2    R1   2.40   F2   S2    7    75   452        R1 - the difference between the smallest and the largest in the batch of 10 is no more than 9mm
                                                                                                                                                                                   F1 - suitable for moderate exposure.
                                                                                                                                                                                   F2 - suitable for severe exposure.
                                                                                                                                                                                   S2 - low active soluble salt content.

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