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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.

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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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.
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The oriel serves another double-height space on the landward side reached from a half-landing and incorporating a mezzanine bedspace--itself accessed by a beautifully built formed-concrete staircase.
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