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    • thermal2844
    • By thermal2844 12th Apr 18, 6:23 PM
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    Is this brick an issue?
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    • 12th Apr 18, 6:23 PM
    Is this brick an issue? 12th Apr 18 at 6:23 PM


    Or is it just cosmetic?
    Last edited by thermal2844; 12-04-2018 at 6:30 PM.
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    • Silvertabby
    • By Silvertabby 12th Apr 18, 6:28 PM
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    • 12th Apr 18, 6:28 PM
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    • 12th Apr 18, 6:28 PM
    Was there some sort of 'lean to' there once?
    • thermal2844
    • By thermal2844 12th Apr 18, 6:32 PM
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    • 12th Apr 18, 6:32 PM
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    • 12th Apr 18, 6:32 PM
    I'll be seeing it this weekend but I just noticed thiswhile looking at the pics again. Possibly could have been a lean to but there's no record of one. I'll be sure to ask.
    • AdrianC
    • By AdrianC 12th Apr 18, 6:34 PM
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    • 12th Apr 18, 6:34 PM
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    • 12th Apr 18, 6:34 PM
    Impossible to say from those pics.

    Tabby's right - there's clearly been a building of some kind attached there in the past, and quite probably the brickwork was painted. If what you're seeing is just peeling paint and mortar residue, then no problem at all.


    If the pointing's shagged or the bricks are spalling, then problem. But...? <shrugs, peers>
    • Doozergirl
    • By Doozergirl 12th Apr 18, 6:56 PM
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    • 12th Apr 18, 6:56 PM
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    • 12th Apr 18, 6:56 PM
    It wouldn't look like that if there was a problem.

    There's clear sign of a building and flashing against it. Not a problem when you're looking at it from that distance. Might be a little bit of repointing needed, but it looks like that's been done too.
    Everything that is supposed to be in heaven is already here on earth.
    • thermal2844
    • By thermal2844 13th Apr 18, 8:09 AM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 8:09 AM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 8:09 AM
    Thank you all for your input, very helpful.
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