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bow window

a bay window in the shape of a curve

Bow window

2. A rounded bay window projecting from the face of a wall; in plan it is a segment of a circle.
See also: Window

bow window, compass window

A rounded bay window; projects from the face of a wall in a plan which is the segment of a circle.
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The second bedroom has a bow window to the front, fitted wardrobes with beaded panelled doors and connecting overhead cabinet, matching four drawer chest units and an open end display cabinet.
The sitting room is open-plan to the kitchen and has a bow window with window seats plus a staircase and there is also dining room with open fireplace.
oor is set within a round arched recess while an elegant bow window with Tuscan columns as mullions features to the right-hand elevation.
The spacious lounge has a bow window to the front and a feature fireplace with dark wood finish surround, marble insert and hearth with living flame gas fire (not tested).
The ground floor has a reception hall, sitting room with bow window and cloakroom.
The saloon, featuring a projecting bow window on the east front, has a wonderful fanvaulted ceiling copied from Westminster Abbey's Henry VII chapel.
The main reception rooms have high ceilings with a bow window seat in both the drawing room and dining room.
At the back of the house there is a spacious sitting room, also with feature stone fireplace with open grate and bow window overlooking the rear garden.
The lounge has a beautiful bow window, and there is also an integrated kitchen, with separate dining room, a bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle, a utility room, and an extra ground-floor bedroom.
The living room has a welcoming fireplace and hearth, bow window at front and patio doors out to the garden.