Transom bar

Transom bar

A horizontal bar of wood or stone across a door or window; the crossbar separating a door from the fanlight above it; a window divided by a transom bar.
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transom bar

1. An intermediate horizontal member of a doorframe, window frame, or similar structure.
2. A horizontal member which separates a door from a window, panel, or louver above.
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A sampling of the project's scope of work includes: repointing and repairing masonry walls, metal capping of transom bars, perimeter gutter replacement, and repairs to moat railings.
At the second floor of the end pavilions, tell paired windows with wide stone millions and transom bars are set behind balustrades supported on massive console brackets which are decorated with classical swags.