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ABCs of American Architecture (Glossary - 4)


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Sidelight - Narrow windows on either side of a door to admit light.

Stained glass - Colored glass.

Terra-cotta - A fine grained, brown-red fired clay used for roof tiles and decoration.

Tracery - The curved mullions or bars of a stone-framed window. Also, ornamental work of pierced patterns in or on a screen or window.

Transom - A narrow horizontal window over a door or part of a door.
Turret - A small, slender tower usually at the corner of a building. Verge board - See bargeboard.




ID:
acws032

Page #:
28

Creator:
Cumberland Historic Preservation Commission

Rights:
City of Cumberland

Notes:
Illustration of Cottage Gothic.

Date:
1983

Collection Location:
Cumberland

Original Size:
22 x 29 cm.

Contributor:
Helene L. Baldwin, Joy W. Douglas, Gary Bartik and John Eiser

Subject:
Historic buildings, Maryland, Allegany County; Historic buildings, Maryland, Cumberland.

Coverage:
Cumberland (Md,); 1742-1980

 
 
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100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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