Venetian window

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Venetian window

A large window, characteristic of Neoclassical styles, divided by columns or piers resembling pilasters into three lights and sometimes arched at the head.

vertically pivoted window

A window having a sash which pivots about a vertical axis at or near its center; when opened, the outside glass surface is conveniently accessible for cleaning.

wheel window

A large circular window in which the tracery radiates from the center; a variety of the rose window.
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Venetian window, Palladian window, Diocletian window

A window of large size, characteristic of neoclassic styles, divided by columns or piers resembling pilasters, into three lights, the middle one of which is usually wider than the others, and is sometimes arched.
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The first floor has an amazing master bedroom which, like the lounge, is 21 foot with a beautiful Venetian window and radiator and a dressing room with its own fitted wardrobe.
On the opposite of the inner hall, which leads to a guest cloakroom, is the library/study which has beautiful Venetian windows to the front and sash window to side.
The superb Venetian window at the front of the house caught the eye of author and architectural historian Nikolaus Pevsner.
Built in the 1790s, the house is classic Georgian and has a particularly fine north facade, incorporating two Venetian windows.
The hall has a limestone-flagged floor and a splendid Georgian oak staircase, while the study has a shuttered Venetian window, polished and boarded oak floor and a fireplace with woodburning stove.
The eight-bedroom house features original stonework, elaborate plaster cornices and ceiling decoration, exquisite marble fireplaces, Venetian windows and a half-barrel vaulted hallway ceiling.