Chimneys and partitions

1850-1890



The chimney is a standard component of early buildings with interior timbered walls. Chimneys are usually placed at wall junctions, and the timberwork in the joists as well as the walls is kept at a distance of one brick away from the inside of the chimney, due to the risk of fire.

Recommended literature in Danish:
Herholdt: Vejledning i Husbygningskunst (1877)
Danskbyggeskik.dk: Bygningsdel/Indervægge

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