inset dormer

inset dormer

A dormer that is partially set below a sloping roof, unlike the usual dormer that projects entirely above the sloping roof. Same as recessed dormer.
See also: Dormer

inset dormer

A dormer that is partially set below a sloping roof, unlike the usual dormer that projects entirely above the sloping roof.
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KIRKLEES Council has received the following planning applications: | M Shaban, two-storey and first floor extensions to side and rear, increase roof height, inset dormer windows to front and rear and conservatory to rear, 38 Larch Road, Huddersfield.
Refused: * Ashiq Hussain, ground floor, first floor, and two storey extensions, raise roof height and inset dormers to convert loft into second floor accommodation, 426 Bradley Road, Bradley.
The result is that Holly Cottage presents a very spacious family home, with an attractive facade of recently-rendered elevations beneath a tiled roof, the latter having pretty inset dormers to both front and rear.