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Oriel

These small areas were originally set into walls and galleries for the purpose of private prayer. Over time, any projecting window or area on an upper floor was called an oriel.

   
 
Geneva - Switzerland
     
Amsterdam - Netherlands
 
       
 
Cambridge - England
 
London - England
 
Château de Blois - France (1500)
 
       
 
Canford School - England
 
Casa Lleò Morera - Barcelona - Spain
 
Venice - Italy