More Outstanding Brickwork from Russian Master Craftsmen

Let’s get back to Moscow – Red Square again – and one of the world’s most famous churches –
St Basil’s Cathedral.

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Just look at the different array of arches; the corbelling; the inverted brickwork; all constructed by hand – sometimes in a freezing environment.

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During some repairs done to the cathedral, a massive timber support form ne part of the cathedral was discovered, all covered with vaulted brickwork ready for future add-ons. The cathedral is the geometric centre of Moscow, and I’m also throwing in some extra photos for perusal here for those tradesmen who appreciate craftsmanship in its finest

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Peter Cartwright
Author of the book – Bricklaying the Art

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