Authors: Ronald Brunskill and Alec Clifton-
Published by: Hyperion Books, 1977
ISBN 0 7063 5087 1
A concise, useful and well-
The Pattern of English Building
ISBN 0 571 13988 4
Author: Alec Clifton-
Published by: Faber and Faber (1962 to 1987)
A respected illustrated guide to regional materials and techniques found in historic buildings in England.
Brick Building in Britain
ISBN 0 575 04457 8
Author: R W Brunskill
Published by: Victor Gollanz (1990)
Architectural history book including descriptions of traditional brickwork techniques.
Brickwork and its Construction
Author: Walter Jaggard
Published by: Oxford University Press (1929)
An illustrated technical reference book covering traditional brick working techniques that were current at the time of publication.
Brick, Terracotta and Earth; Practical Building Conservation Volume 2
by Ashurst, J and N
Publisher: Gower Technical Press, 1988
Examines the causes of decay in addition to the treatment and methods of conserving brickwork and historic mortars. The deterioration mechanisms discussed cover biodeterioration, salt damage and the effects of air pollutants and moisture on masonry.
Brickwork Volume 2: History, Technology and Practice
by Lynch, G
Publisher: Donhead Publishing, 1994
Conservation of Brick
by Warren, J
Publisher: Butterworth Herinemann
Historic Buildings, Brickwork
Publisher: New Forest District Council, 1998
Area covered: South East
Associated website: http://www.nfdc.gov.uk
A provides an introduction brickwork including information on various types and the damage that occurs
Conservation of Historic Brick Structures
by Baer NS, Fitz G and Livingstone RA
Publisher: Donhead Publishing 1995
by Lynch G
ISBN 978 1 873394 75 5
Publisher: Donhead Publishing 2006
Historical perspective. Manufacture of rubbing bricks. Gauged brickwork. Equipment and tools. Carved gauged brickwork. Main architectural uses. Repair, restoration and maintenance. Tuck pointing.
Local Authority Publications
Building & Maintenance Guide 1: Brick & Mortar
Publisher: London Borough of Islington
Associated website: http://www.islington.gov.uk
A guide to the repair of brickwork and mortar including repointing.
Guide to Brick and Bonds
Publisher: Melton Borough Council
Area covered: East Midlands
Associated website: http://www.melton.gov.uk
Conservation Advice Leaflet No. 9 -
Conservation Advice no.6 -
Publisher: Mid Suffolk District Council, 1999
Area covered: East of England
Associated website: http://www.midsuffolk.gov.uk
Provides information on traditional brick bonds, dealing with problems and repointing and mortar mixes.