Stretcher Bond or Common Bond | Header Bond Or Spanish BondMonday, April 4, 2011 0:00
Only used for walls of half brick thickness(partition wall) ,this is the only practical bond which can be used on a wall of this thickness. To break the vertcal continuity, ½ inch brick bat is provided in alternating courses.
Below is the Plan of The stretcher bond .
This bond is also known as Spanish bond, was a very common bond for bearing walls. It is composed of header bricks, set in rows that are offset, ¾ inch of a brick as a quoin brick in alternating courses, which produces a solid easy to lay bond.
Below is the Plan of first layer and second layer of header bond.