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bay window

a window projecting from the wall of a building and forming an alcove of a room

bay window

A window forming a recess in a room and projecting outwards from the wall either in a rectangular, polygonal or semicircular form. Some are supported on corbels or on projecting moldings.
See also: Window

Bay Window

 

a semicircular, triangular, or polygonal window projecting from the side of a building. It usually extends for several stories, sometimes ranging the entire height of the building, in which case it usually does not include the ground story. The provision of bay windows increases floor space and improves interior illumination and insolation.

bay window

[¦bā ′win·dō]
(architecture)
A window that projects outward from the wall of a building and forms a small indoor alcove.

bay window

bay window
A window that protrudes from a wall, usually bowed, canted, polygonal, segmental, semicircular, or square-sided in plan; typically one story in height, although sometimes higher; occasionally corbeled out from the face of the wall, as an oriel; Also see angled bay window, bow window, cant window.
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You can often see these cracks or at least the repointing that was done afterwards, forming an arch above the bay window roof.
The four-bedroom Tavistock has a single integral garage, while the ground floor layout comprises a lounge with feature bay window, a fully fitted kitchen and dining area with French doors to the back garden.
Two accidents were reported involving staff injuring themselves on the wooden edge of bay windows.
Elevations to the development combine feature bay windows, stone lintels, wrought iron detailing and decorative brick soldier courses.
The lounge has a bay window to the front, oak flooring and access window to a large conservatory.
The front living room has a handsome period fireplace and hearth, detailed cornicing and a bay window.
There's another bay window in the 14ft dining room - and you'll find a period style fireplace in here too, this time with a tiled surround.
On the ground floor a reception hallway gives access to an attractive lounge with a splayed bay window, quality laminate flooring and a polished marble fireplace housing a living flame gas fire.
Moving inside, the property has an attractive entrance hall with Minton tiles, a spacious drawing room with a feature period fireplace and a bay window offering a pleasant outlook over the lawned gardens.
The lounge, featuring a bay window, has wood-effect flooring, as does the dining room, which is open to the kitchen and has French doors leading to the rear.
The charming sitting room features a fireplace and bay window which floods the space with natural light.
One of my neighbours woke to find the thief on his bay window at 7.