Door head

Door head

The uppermost member of a door frame; a horizontal projection above a door.

door head

door head, doorjamb
door head, England (15th cent.)
1. The uppermost member of a doorframe.
2. A horizontal projection above a door.
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With SMI's unique 'Cold Lock' system, the curtains fit neatly and effectively to the door head and floor by using an SMI patented header arrangement which is a design and efficiency breakthrough, also contributing to energy savings.
As the only frame in the entire building, set within a glass screen, dark timber wraps around the door head cill and jambs with a consistent section.
Trails starting right outside the door head up to high ridges with views stretching dozens of miles--sightings of mountain goats and marmots are common.
The house, just off the Moseley Road, dates back to 1601 and was built for Ambrose Rotton and his wife Bridget, both of whose initials are carved into the door head of the entrance porch.
Its insulated aluminium door panels, inset with windows, incorporate a unique stacking design behind the door head to minimise headroom.
windows, including removal of existing 20th century obscured glass in sash windows and replacement with appropriate clear glass; repair of existing door heads, provision of new doors and linings, and refurbishment of existing doors; provision of new suspended ceiling tray for services; all associated servicing, including heating, lighting, and fire and smoke detection systems in these areas.
You'll also find Caernarvon arched door heads and fireplaces, Victorian wooden frames with fireplaces and quatrefoil and trefoil upper lights and motifs, such as the portcullis and the Prince of Wales' feathers.
The former will almost certainly be accompanied by sloping internal door heads whilst the latter means the ceiling beneath will be heading for renewal.
Components such as supporting pillars, door heads and roof structures are built in a climate- controlled factory, away from the construction site, and transported to the actual site for assembling.
A lightweight single-layered screen was therefore face-fixed to the Vaudoyer building, yielding to the existing architectural detail by being cut around cornices and door heads, while a more solid screen envelopes Lahalle's building, including the three-tier mansard rood.