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Arch Bricks

Group AR

All special bricks available in Staffordshire blue, brown brindle and red.


AR.1AR 1
Tapered header

Type No. A B C D  Dimension No. of whole bricks No of bricks in semi-circle 
AR 1.1 215 102 75 59 910 4 20 or 21
AR 1.2 215 102 75 64 1360 6 28 or 29
AR 1.3 215 102 75 66 1810 8 36 or 37
AR 1.4 215 102 75 69 2710 12 53 or 54

 

Note: Although AR1 can be used for other than ideal spans by varying the number of bricks, tapered headers are frequently made to dimensions other than above. AR2 is less versatile because the longer voussoir joint accentuates splays.

 

AR. 2AR 2

Tapered stretcher

Type No A B C D  Dimension No. of whole bricks No of bricks in semi-circle 
AR 2.1 215 102 75 59 910 4 25
AR 2.2 215 102 75 55 1360 6 33
AR 2.3 215 102 75 66 1810 8 41
AR 2.4 215 102 75 63 2710 12 58