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Flemish Garden Wall Bond
A brick bond for lightly loaded walls that consists of alternating three stretchers and a header. Staggered every course.
Monk Bond
A variant of Flemish, but with the header centred over the joint between two stretchers.

flemish garden wall bond

There are regional differences in naming all of these and this bond often gets called Garden Wall bond. Once again there are more differences in the layout also and below is a variation with only two stretcher between the headers.

flemish garden wall bond

A closer look at the brickwork above shows that the headers are centred over the joints. This layout is known as Monk Bond.

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