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Another Flat Lintel made of specially shaped bricks, with
brackets supporting the eaves and a roof in clay pantiles.
Manor Road, c.1850.

 

These sets of bricks brick lintels were made at the brickyard and arrived in wooden boxes packed with straw. By this time the Fire of London Regulations forbidding projecting eaves were not being obeyed rigidly in the suburbs, so these eaves needed some support.