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bow window

a bay window in the shape of a curve

Bow window

1.
2. A rounded bay window projecting from the face of a wall; in plan it is a segment of a circle.
See also: Window

bow window, compass window

A rounded bay window; projects from the face of a wall in a plan which is the segment of a circle.
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But what I like most is the way a bow window makes a room look and feel larger--even though the "bulge" adds just a few square feet.
Mrs Stearne has not been seen since she left her home at Bow Window Avenue, Rampside, Barrow-in-Furness at around 3.
White Lodge itself has retained a lot of its original character and features include an Arts and Crafts staircase in the entrance hall, a panelled dining room with leaded bullseye windows, a large drawing room with a semi-circular bow window, a sitting room with tapestries adorning the walls and a billiards room complete with its original, built-in scoring board.
The main level maintains an open feel, yet offers distinctly separate living areas, such as a formal dining room with a bow window, a central L-shaped stairway with cherry and iron railings, and a laundry/mudroom that leads to the side-entry, three-car garage.
The lounge (13ft 9in by 11ft 9in) has a feature stone fireplace, raised tiled hearth, a corniced ceiling and a bow window which overlooks the mature gardens.
A bow window and French doors flood this room with light from the front and side gardens and the French doors lead to the patio area.
It shows a bow window brimming with tobacco products and smokers' requisites.
This has laminate flooring, bow window to the front, brick chimney breast and cottagethemed decoration with beams to the ceiling.
There is a siting room with stairs to the first floor, a bow window and door to the aforementioned conservatory which benefits from air conditioning and access to the rear terrace.
The main large family sitting room has a bow window to the front elevation and into the square bay, with doors leading into the sheltered, enclosed rear garden.
Application ref: 12/2978/FUL Date received: January 14 Address: 8 Farm Lane, Ingleby Barwick, Stockton, TS17 0RB Proposal: Two-storey extension and single-storey extension to rear and conversion of garage, including installation of bow window.