Brick cogging accent

What is otherwise just simple brick, are used in many ways in our Capitol Hill historic facades to provide variation and accent.  Brick set at an angle so you can see both the soldier and sailor faces or the spreader and shiner faces at the same time is called cogging.

Between a window header and a sill of windows above, it is common to see a accent section built into the exterior masonry.

Brick cogging used as an accent.

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