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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The couple's initials are carved into the door head of the entrance porch.
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.
"To the front of the house the property has railings surrounding the town garden, which has stone flags and retains an original door head depicting the local borough arms, believed to be from Tynemouth Police Station in Oxford Street, which opened in 1878," it says.
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.
A notice on the door headed Shyheath Ltd t/a Pink Cadillac says: "Please note that this store is now closed."
Drip tabs are essential at all window and door heads to prevent leakage behind the siding, and I wonder if this was done properly.