Smooth Red Facings
Smooth Red Facings

As the title suggests these bricks are red in colour and have a smooth  texture. However, due to the ageing process their appearance may be best described as shades of red with veins of weathering. The most common size being 80mm nominal (3 1/8 Imperial) but also come in other sizes ranging from 55mm nominal to 75mm. Dating from the early 1900's, these bricks are nominal in size 73mm being the standard (2 7/8 Imperial). Colour being a blend of red, orange though to brown with occasional bar marks. More regular in size than their Victorian  cousins. Size being 73mm (2 7/8 Imperial) red through to brown in colour.