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oriel window

a bay window, esp one that is supported by one or more brackets or corbels

oriel window

A bay window corbeled out from a wall of an upper story; a projecting bay that forms the extension of a room, used extensively in medieval English residential architecture.
See also: French window
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But come on, just imagine your friends' faces as they arrive for your housewarming party and walk into your living room, then into that oriel window.
The impressive lounge, with its castiron gas stove, oriel window and French doors to the conservatory, is one of Tracey's favourite rooms.
A minstrel gallery overlooks the spacious drawing room, giving a first-floor view through a twin-storey walk-in oriel window.
"As you emerge be sure to notice the great Oriel window facing you," said Joe.
Each MP's office has an oriel window, in which its tenant can calmly sit and look over the river, or Pugin, or Shaw or the endlessly changing pantomime of life in Whitehall.
Among the property's unique architectural characteristics are its richly carved stonework, two-story oriel window, gambrel roof framed by massive chimney stacks, and terra-cotta details including sunflowers, the trademark of its Queen-Anne style.
An oak staircase leads from the hall to a galleried landing with an oriel window at the back.
With no time to reload the single musket, four swordsmen faced them beneath the oriel window.
The property retains many period features, and includes an impressive hallway, lounge with oriel window, second reception room, kitchen, and utility.
The third bedroom has an oriel window. There is a family bathroom, with electric shower, and a separate toilet.
Its Great Hall is an outstanding example of late 14th to early 15th century building and boasts a truss roof, wood carvings, corbels of grotesque design, an oriel window, minstrel's gallery and intriguing tapestry woven in France.
The former Victorian chapel has four bedrooms on the ground floor and above, a huge living room with exposed timbers, pine skirting boards and a large oriel window.