A Crinkle Crankle Wall in Bramfield, Suffolk. The crinkle crankle wall economizes on bricks, despite its sinuous configuration, because it can be made just one brick thin. If a wall this thin were to be made in a straight line, without buttresses, it would easily topple over. The alternate convex & concave curves in the wall provide stability & help it to resist lateral forces. The term is thought to come from Old English meaning zig-zag. Suffolk has twice as many as in the rest of the…

Crinkle Crankle Wall in Bramfield, Suffolk. Economic use of bricks. Convex & concave curves provide stability help to resist lateral forces. Old English term means zig-zag. Suffolk has more crinkle crankle walls than the rest of the country.

Castle Rising in Norfolk, England built in the 12th century

Castelo Rising em Norfolk, Inglaterra, construído no século XII. Castle Rising in Norfolk, England built in the century

Framlingham Castle, Suffolk, England. Henry VIII's daughter Mary sheltered at Framlingham during the attempt, in 1553 to put Lady Jane Grey on the throne. Later, as Queen Mary she visited the castle with her husband King Philip of Spain

The century Framlingham Castle - Suffolk.this castle and it's grounds touch you with a wonderful and warm ambiance

The Little Village of Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk, England, with the 15th century St Mary's Church

The Little Village of Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk, England, with the century St Mary's Church favorite place!

Steps leading down to the beach in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England

England Travel Inspiration - Steps leading down to the beach in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England


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