Wonky Chimney

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  1. AdamM2012

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    Hello,

    We live in a 1920-30s detached bungalow and whilst in the loft, I noticed that the chimney stack is not straight.

    I have put a couple of photos below. There doesn't seem to be any obvious cracks or anything.

    Should it look like this?

     
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    It looks like it has shifted in the past and then repointed, or it has been rebuilt which looks more like it.

    What does the chimney look like above the roof(outside)?
     
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    Its been corbelled over like that so as the stack either comes central or to the side of the ridge.
     
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    Thanks for the replies.

    I took a couple of photos from outside of the chimney.

    What do you mean by corbelled? Is this normal then?

     
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