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Brick Arches & Gauged Brick

Gauged brick arches have been used since the 17th century and consist of brick, usually rubbed, cut with radial lines from a centre point. They are a typical feature of the Georgian house.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Brick Arches & Gauged Brick
A B Kirby & Sons
A B Kirby & Sons, 94 Bull Lane, Rayleigh, Essex SS6 8NQ
Tel 01268 774052 Mob: 07932 624142 Fax n/a
Email: info@abkirby.co.uk
Website: www.abkirby.co.uk
A B Kirby & Sons are a long established family firm, with over 50 years of experience specialising in all types of repointing and chemical cleaning to brickwork, flint and stone as well as brick replacement and restoration, working on many listed buildings, with local conservation authorities. We are experts in all types of repointing including flush, penny struck, ironed-in and tuckpointing, all of which can be carried out on old and new brickwork. The firm is based in Rayleigh, Essex and cover the southeast including Essex, Suffolk, Hertfordshire and the eastern side of London.
ASAP Brickwork
64 Hyde Crescent, London NW9 7HA
Tel 0208 205 3775
Email: asapbrickwork@hotmail.com
Website: www.asapbrickwork.com
ASAP Brickwork is a specialist brickwork firm based in North London, specialising in the repair and conservation of brickwork using traditional materials and work methods for listed buildings, period properties and conservation areas including repointing, lime pointing, arches and gauged brickwork. The majority of our works are on listed buildings for homeowners. Experienced in the use of lime and other traditional materials we have built an established service and client base for listed buildings, period properties and conservation areas.
Bovingdon Bricks
Ley Hill Road, Bovingdon, Hertfordshire HP3 0NW
Tel 01442 833176
Email: info@bovingdonbricks.co.uk
Website: www.bovingdonbricks.co.uk
Bovingdon make handmade red stock and multistock bricks, specials including bullnose and saddleback coping and round, segmental and gauged brick arches.
Bulmer Brick & Tile Co Ltd
The Brickfields, Bulmer, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 7EF
Tel 01787 269232 Fax 01787 269040
Email: bbt@bulmerbrickandtile.co.uk
Website: www.bulmerbrickandtile.co.uk
The Bulmer Brick and Tile Company make a variety of washed clay cutting bricks and moulded bricks in a variety of shapes, including rubbed brick, gauged brick, Suffolk whites, floor tiles and mathematical tiles.
Bulmer Brick Cutting Services
The Brickfields, Hedingham Road, Bulmer, Nr. Sudbury, Suffolk C010 7EF
Tel 01787 269 132 Fax 01787 269 044
Email: info@brickcutters.com
Website: www.brickcutters.com
Bulmer Brick Cutting can provide segmental, semicircular, gothic and bulls eye arches using fully washed red rubbers, Suffolk whites and yellow rubbing bricks. They have been involved in some of the most interesting renovation and new-build projects in recent times, including arches for the renovation of St Pancras Station. In addition to traditional hand cut features and carved special bricks, they can provide cut and bonded angles, cut half bats, closers and cut block specials.
Charnwood Forest Brick Ltd
Old Station Close, Shepshed, Nr Loughborough, Leicestershire LE12 9NJ
Tel 01509 503203 Fax 01509 507566
Email:
Website: www.charnwoodforest.com
Charnwood, as part of the Michelmersh Group, manufacture a range of handmade bricks. They have produce glazed grey bricks to match the salt glazed Luton Grey and Reading Grey bricks.
H G Matthews
The Brick Works, Bellingdon, Chesham, Bucks HP5 2UR Email:
Tel 01494 758212 Fax 01494 758077
Email: info@hgmatthews.com
Website: www.hgmatthews.com
H.G. Matthews is a family run brickworks whose products include traditional hand made bricks, special bricks including coping and imperial sizes, glazed headers, salt glazed bricks, hand dyed bricks for weathering, brick arches and flint including field flint and knapped flint.
Herts Renovation
97 Shephall View, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 1RP
Tel 01438 352762
Email: info@hertsrenovation.co.uk
Website: www.hertsrenovation.co.uk
Herts Renovation specialises in restoration brickwork. It is run by John Gorman, who is himself a craftsman bricklayer. John has been in the industry for 35 years. He was trained in brick renovation and restoration by Dr. Gerard Lynch who is an internationally acknowledged master bricklayer and historic brickwork consultant. The services we offer include gauged brickwork, enrichment restoration, conservation pointing, tuck pointing, arch construction and repair, flint work new and repair, lime work, colour washing and polychromatic brickwork. We cover Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Suffolk and London.
Kent Conservation & Restoration Ltd KCR
11 Harrison Drive, Harrietsham, Kent ME17 1BZ
Tel 01622 859794
Email: info@kcrltd.com
Website: www.kcrltd.com
Kent Conservation & Restoration was founded by master craftsman Richard Flegg in 2005, the culmination of a family heritage of builders, going back many generations. The skills have been passed on - and today, the company is proud to have built a team of like-minded professionals, all with a sympathetic passion for traditional, long-established building techniques. KCR is now considered to be amongst the leading lime mortar brickwork specialists in the United Kingdom - and thus much of the company’s work is gained by reputation and recommendation. Services include lime mortar brickwork, historic brickwork repairs, repointing and cleaning, gauged brickwork, tuckpointing and mathematical tiling.
Lambs
Head office, Nyewood Court, Brookers Road Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 9RZ
Tel 01403 785141 Fax 01403 784663
Email: sales@lambsbricks.com
Website: www.lambsbricks.com
Lambs are suppliers of gauged brick arches, rubbed brick, handmade brick, glazed headers, paviors, terracotta, faience and Wealden Sussex stone as well as stocking Portland, Bath, York and other indigenous British stone.
Stewart Truman Ltd
12 Rutland Close, Bexley, Kent, DA5 3HY
Tel 07940 461 952
Email: info@stewarttruman.co.uk
Website: www.stewarttruman.co.uk
Stewart Truman create, restore and maintain luxury and historic property. Services we offer are brickwork, tuckpointing & stonework, refurbishments and restoration & conservation. Working throughout London and the surrounding areas.
Sussex Handmade Brick Limited
Fourteen Acre Lane, Three Oaks, Hastings, Sussex TN35 4NB
Tel 01424 814344 Fax 01226 700350
Email: info@williamblyth.co.uk
Website: www.sussexhandmadebrick.co.uk
The brickworks at Hastings have produced bricks since 1896. They produce handmade red stock bricks from local clay, which have been used in Conservation Areas such as Bedford Park. Specials are also produced, including Imperial Brick, gauged brick arches and saddleback copings. Download Brochure PDF
Apex Brickcutters, Telephone 01428 708160 Website: www.apexbrickcutters.co.uk
Dunton Brothers Limited, Meadham Farm Brickworks, Blackwell Hall Lane, Ley Hill, Nr Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1TN fax: Telephone 01494 772111 Fax 01494 791255 Website: www.duntons.com
Michelmersh Brick and Tile Company Ltd, Hillview Road, Michelmersh, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0NN Telephone 01794 368506 Fax 01794 368845 Website: www.michelmersh.com
Taperell Taylor Co, Meadhams Farm Brickworks, Blackwell Hall Lane, Ley Hill, Nr Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1TN Telephone 01494 794630 Fax 01494 791883 Website: www.michelmersh.com