Sash window


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Sash window

1. A window formed with glazed frames that slide up and down in vertical grooves using counterbalanced weights.
2. A window formed with glazed frames that slide up and down in vertical grooves by means of counterbalanced weights. See also: French window

sash window

Any window having a sliding (vertically or horizontally) or hung sash, but usually a double-hung window.
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The secondary sitting room has a tiled fireplace, built in store cupboards to recess and a sash window to the front.
Here are the advantages of timber double glazed sash windows in London.
A snug, which could also be a bedroom, has exposed wide plank flooring, cast iron mid level fireplace with wooden surround and stone hearth, and a sash window that has rural views.
The master bedroom, which has three sash windows to three elevations overlooking the gardens and river, has a cast iron fireplace with original marble surround, a decorative ceiling coving, and a radiator and security alarm panel at the wall.
A split level landing gives access to two bedrooms and a family bathroom with a three piece suite with a raised fitted bath, wash hand basin fitted into a vanity unit and WC; an opaque sash window provides plenty of light but still maintains privacy.
1986 casement hinged windows to front and rear with traditional sash windows with double glazing.
The breakfast room leads into the kitchenette with its tiled floors, original coving to ceiling, a sash window to the side and a cupboard housing a combi boiler.
The first floor has three bedrooms, two with original sash windows, built-in wardrobes and fireplaces, and a bathroom with a Victorian-style suite.
QOUR lovely Victorian cottage has original sash windows in reasonable condition but we live on a busy road and the noise levels are pretty bad.
Richard Dollar, Managing Director at The Sash Window Workshop, commented: "We are proud to have met the strict criteria required to become members of Wood Window Alliance.
Recently I passed a Victorian terrace where the first few houses in the row all had fine sash windows. Then I noticed that the next house had had its windows replaced with bay windows, consisting of fake leaded glass sitting in brown UPVC, disguised as wood.
Here there is a range of buttermilkcolour wall and base units, brown and fleck granite work surface, Belfast sink, island into work unit, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher, five-ring gas range master double oven set into the chimney breast and sash window with original shutters.