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bay window

a window projecting from the wall of a building and forming an alcove of a room

bay window

A window forming a recess in a room and projecting outwards from the wall either in a rectangular, polygonal or semicircular form. Some are supported on corbels or on projecting moldings.
See also: Window

Bay Window

 

a semicircular, triangular, or polygonal window projecting from the side of a building. It usually extends for several stories, sometimes ranging the entire height of the building, in which case it usually does not include the ground story. The provision of bay windows increases floor space and improves interior illumination and insolation.

bay window

[¦bā ′win·dō]
(architecture)
A window that projects outward from the wall of a building and forms a small indoor alcove.

bay window

bay window
A window that protrudes from a wall, usually bowed, canted, polygonal, segmental, semicircular, or square-sided in plan; typically one story in height, although sometimes higher; occasionally corbeled out from the face of the wall, as an oriel; Also see angled bay window, bow window, cant window.
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A sitting room has a leaded bay window to the back, feature brick fireplace and timber mantle and more decorative beams.
Application ref: R/2013/0238/FF Validation Date: April 3 Address: 9 Coxmoor Way, New Marske Proposal: Single storey extension at side and installation of bay window in lieu of french doors at rear.
The Faringdon, also a three-bedroom house, features a dual aspect lounge with French doors to the back garden, a fully fitted kitchen and a separate dining room with feature bay window. Upstairs there is a master bedroom with ensuite, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Upstairs, there is a family bathroom and four bedrooms, of which bedroom one has a bay window, fitted wardrobe and an en-ssuite shower room with a stylish, modern suite.
Enter this house to find a formal dining room graced with hutch space and a bay window. The great room contains a fireplace, sloped ceiling, and a bookcase.
The living room has a deep bay window which enhances natural light.
During my 15 years as a carpenter, I built a lot of bay windows for a lot of people for a lot of reasons.
Photo: White-painted lattice cabinet echoes bay window, sits between columnar junipers
Internally, an impressive hallway leads to a lounge with bay window and bi-fold doors to the patio and garden.
Under the 18m deal, the McMullen team will deliver a unique off-site solution to the Patel Taylor designed tower using a customized unitised bay window system that has been developed in conjunction with Hueck and produced at McMullen Facades Portadown facility.