oriel window


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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.
with a room between for secretarial staff who (significantly perhaps) do not enjoy an oriel window.
There is a split landing to the first bedroom and bathroom, and on the first floor, there is a bedroom and second lounge with oriel window.
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.
It's a two- bedroom flat on the top floor with lots of character - beams, an oriel window, large lounge and ceilings 13ft high.
The drawing room is a lovely light room with an oriel window which looks out over the gardens and has spectacular views across Ironbridge Gorge.
Designer Max Jones has created a clever set which doubles as railway station, prison yard, convent and royal court, with a cast-iron oriel window throwing changing reflections onto the stage.
There are arched windows, a half timbered upper gable, decorative Victorian timber barge boards and even an unusual oriel window above the front door, all adding a wealth of character to this Edgbaston home.
The ground floor, two-bedroom show apartment has been interior styled in cream and grey, maximising the development's contemporary assets of light and space and emphasising the open plan reception room which features an Oriel window overlooking Pembroke Castle.
It has a contemporary style with ebony and cream decor but also has traditional touches, such as a stunning oriel window in the lounge.
In the two bedroomed Libra design, these include an oriel window, with a built-in triangular seat, in the kitchen.