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oriel

(ôr`ēəl), projecting or bay window in an upper story, supported on brackets, corbels, or an engaged column, usually polygonal or curved in plan. It is most characteristic of the late medieval and early Renaissance period in England, where it was a favorite feature in civic and domestic buildings, but it is also found in France and Germany during the same period. The term is often loosely but incorrectly applied to any bay window.
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oriel

oriel
1. In medieval English architecture, chiefly residential, and derivatives: (a) a bay window corbeled out from the wall of an upper story; (b) a bay projecting, inside or out, extending a room; (c) a windowed bay or porch at the top of exterior stairs.
2. (rare) In medieval Continental structures and derivatives, a subsidiary bay, or a corbeled, enclosed feature, exterior or interior.
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Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre is owned and run by Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority and is the home of Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales - in Pembrokeshire.
Oriel and Montana attended a three-day England Training Camp at Rushmore Gymnastics Centre, accompanied by Matthew Woolley, City of Birmingham Women's Artistic Coach, who explained there was a real sense of community at the camp with everyone sharing ideas, techniques and learning from one another.
Ian Thomson, Executive Director for Oriel, said: "It has been fantastic to be part of this project that offers young people the chance to build on their skills and maybe even start on the path to a sporting future.
Yr unig wahaniaeth mae'n debyg rhwng cynulleidfa Marina Abramovic a chynulleidfa Ken Brassil yn Oriel Ynys Mon, yw fod cynulleidfa Ken yn gwisgo llai o ddu, yn llai amlwg "celfyddydol" a dydi Ken druan ddim yn mynd i orfod eistedd yma am dri mis wrth reswm.
However, the bank may have to offer generous packages to key Hoare Govett staff to prevent them from defecting while negotiations are under way, the paper added.Country: UK, Sector: Banking/Financial ServicesTarget: Hoare GovettBuyer: Oriel Securities Ltd, Hoare Govett's managementVendor: Royal Bank of Scotland Group plcType: MBO, Corporate acquisitionStatus: Talks
'We are delighted to be partnering with Standard Bank, the combination of their deep client relationships across the African continent and other selected markets and our first rate London market and resources expertise will make this a strong and meaningful partnership,' said Simon Bragg, Oriel chief executive.
The acquisition of Oriel, which will be integrated as a separate development unit within Sandoz, also offers Sandoz access to its novel FreePath drug delivery technology, which Sandoz notes has the potential to address some of the hurdles facing regulatory approval of generic inhaled medicines in the U.S.
Pamphlets on Malben (Malben and the Joint, 1953; Malben Institutions, no date; American Joint Distribution Committee, 1962) indicated that Malben established schools for children with visual impairments, sheltered workshops that provided employment for persons with disabilities who had difficulty finding jobs in the general labor market, and the Oriel neighborhood for people with visual impairments in Gedera.
The setting is the southern coast of England (smugglers!) in 1740 and the heroine is Helena, a young woman of the gentry whose family has a stable of fine horses, including a wild new stallion named Oriel. Helena is a skilled rider, of course, and her best friend is Jamie, who works in the stables and grew up with her.
All the timber used, including the matchstick screens of the garage and the double-height oriel above, is recycled jarrah--a tough Australian hardwood--some of it sourced from an old wharf from the port of Fremantle in Western Australia.
was formerly the managing director of Oriel Jones & Son in Llanybydder, and will take over at the Welsh Meat Company following the departure of former Managing Director Jane James.
Nevertheless in 1822 he entered a competition for a fellowship at Oriel College, the most prestigious prize in the university, and, much to his own surprise, won it.