Lateral support

Lateral Support would aid a wall from shifting side to side perpendicular to the path of the wall.  Buttresses are an example of lateral support in brick masonry.

“Barnstar” are a commonly used name for anchor plates. The anchor plates are installed with tie rods often back to floor joist and structural deck framing.  

“Barnstars” on Common Brick Wall in Capitol Hill

 

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