Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

Splayed lintel


A lintel, each end of which slants downward toward the center line of the window; often has a keystone in its center

Splay: spread or turned out

Found in Colonial Revival, Georgian Revival, styles

See also: splayed jamb ..... splayed arch ....... splayed window


See also: Furniture: splay
Examples from Buffalo architecture


Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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