projecting porch

projecting porch

A porch that extends beyond the face of a house, in contrast to an integral porch set within the main structure of the house.
References in classic literature ?
Her dark eyes had wandered from the book, but they did not seem to be enjoying the sunshine which pierced the screen of jasmine on the projecting porch at her right, and threw leafy shadows on her pale round cheek; they seemed rather to be searching for something that was not disclosed by the sunshine.
The property is very well-presented throughout and briefly comprises projecting porch; hall with storage space under the stairs; front sitting room with parquet flooring, attractive fire surround with marble interior and living flame pebble effect gas fire; front lounge with feature marble fireplace and living flame gas fire; an extended family room/dining room with bi-fold doors to the garden; a luxury fully-fitted kitchen with an attractive range of highgloss work tops, built-in electric ceramic hob with extractor hood over and a double oven, as well as an integrated microwave, warming drawer and wine cooler; extended playroom with double doors to the garden; utility room.
The projecting porch is walled and roofed in glass, framed by unvarnished oak posts and beams.
Entrance is gained through a three bay projecting porch with Tuscan columns opening to a tiled reception hall with panelled dado and Rocco marble fireplace.
Note the projecting porch; this was a Victorian notion that not only protected visitors but implied greater wealth than a simple recessed porch.
The entrance front, with its projecting porch, continues the line of High Pavement, the ancient street which runs eastwards past the Georgian Shire Hall to reach St Mary's Parish Church--one of Nottingham's several architectural wonders and among the most glorious Medieval town churches in England.
There is a big projecting porch and an oak panelled reception hall with access to the basement and stairs up.
There is a classic, projecting porch, sitting room with inglenook, a fine staircase of the early 18th century, dining room, further garden room, cloakroom and breakfast kitchen.
The exterior of the building is pleasingly uniform with its shuttered windows, cast iron balconies and projecting porches which have become closely associated with this style and period of architecture.
The architecture features projecting porches, a magnificent mansard roof, and an abundance of detail making it among the most striking in the district.