lancet window


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lancet window

a narrow window having a lancet arch

lancet window

A narrow window with a sharp pointed arch that is typical of English Gothic architecture; one pane shaped in the form of a lancet window.
See also: French window

lancet window

[′lan·sət ‚win·dō]
(architecture)
A narrow window with a sharply pointed top.

lancet, lancet window

lancet
1. A narrow window with a sharp pointed arch typical of English Gothic architecture from ca. 1150 to ca. 1250.
2. One light shaped like a lancet window.

lancet window

A narrow window having the shape of a lancet arch.
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In the main bedroom, the light filters in through a traceried lancet window and large Velux window with a deep oak sill.
Three lancet windows in the former baptistery to the right depict Mary in the Temple with Joachim and Anne, the Baptism of Christ and the Presentation of infant Jesus at the Temple with Mary and Joseph.
It has north and south facing lancet windows, including one with stained glass that dates from 1886.
NO examples of Norman church architecture remain in our area but historian Alan Petford, speaking to Holme Valley Civic Society, highlighted 13th century Kirkheaton Parish Church with its long, narrow lancet windows and dog tooth decoration as a good example of Early English, the next style in church building (1189-1307).
A small bell tower rises over the sanctuary, which is defined by 13 slender high lancet windows of colored glass.
bar, the sacred pried-off lancet windows, God, angels.
A quick look up through the scaffolding to the second floor provides a glimpse of the remains of arched lancet windows, with some stained glass panels still intact which give the building almost a gothic feel.
Concealed behind the screen-walls, internal buttresses are pierced by side passages, above which open clerestorys modulate the penetration of daylight from lancet windows in the external envelope.
Repair, modification and restoration of large-scale neo-Gothic lancet windows including SchleiermaE-werk at the top of the window frame.
Its double arched doors lead to the flag-stoned floored vestibule with stained glass lancet windows.