Illustrated Architecture Dictionary
A projecting window which juts out from the main wall of the building but does not reach to the ground, and is often supported from below with a corbel or bracket
Derived from Anglo-Norman oriell and post-classical Latin oriolum, both meaning gallery or porch
Found in medieval English residential architecture, Tudor Revival, Gothic Revival and Queen Anne styles
A bow window is a curved bay window
Examples from Buffalo architecture:
- Illustration above: 43 Nottingham Ter.
- 993 Delaware Avenue
- 483 Delaware Ave. Midway
- 242 Linwood Ave.
- 429 Linwood Avenue
- 443 Linwood Ave.
- Stephen Clement House
- 321 Ellicott Street Detail
- 33 Days Park
- Red Jacket Apartments
- Maytham Houses
- Miller Mansion
- George L. Williams House
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