This section is from the book "Modern Buildings, Their Planning, Construction And Equipment Vol2", by G. A. T. Middleton. Also available from Amazon: Modern Buildings.
Put to area over second floor 2 1/2-inch moulded and hipped bar skylight prepared for Grover's simplex lead-glazing slips; to have 1 1/2-inch rolls for lead bird's-mouthed on to ridge and hips; to have lantern lights under, framed with 4 by 4-inch angle posts, 4 by 2-inch intermediate posts, 4 by 3-inch splayed heads and 6 by 3-inch oak-sunk, weathered, throated, check-throated, and grooved sills fixed with 1 by 3/4-inch beads inside and out. Form No. 4 sashes to open hung on steel centres, and with cut beads, and fitted with 8-inch ovolo sashes; and line around inside of opening with 1-inch wrought cross-tongued and beaded lining with 2 by 1 1/2-inch moulded capping around top, all to detail.
Sink and bore the bottom rail of lantern light for condensation water.
All windows, except the front windows in shop and showrooms, are to have deal cased frames of 1-inch inside and outside linings, 1 1/4-inch pulley stiles, |-inch back linings, 3/8-inch parting beads, and 1-inch inside beads and 3-inch teak, sunk, weathered, check-throated and grooved sills, to be fitted with ovolo moulded sashes 2 inches thick where less than 10 feet super., and 2 1/4 inches thick where larger, divided by moulded sash bars as shown, and double hung with best flax lines, brass axle pulleys and iron weights, the frames to be grooved all round for finishings, and the front windows, where shown, to be in Venetian frames.
Furnish the sashes with approved brass sash fasteners, p.c. each; approved brass hook lifts, p.c. each; and approved brass sash pulls, p.c. each.
Finish around all windows with moulded architraves to detail on 2 by 3/4-inch rough splayed and framed grounds; where there are internal reveals the windows are to have 1-inch wrought deal jamb and soffit linings rebated to frame, tongued at angles and secured to 2 by 3/4-inch backings plugged to walls.
Put to all windows 1-inch wrought tongued and rounded window boards on and including fir bearers, with notched and returned ends, those to ground and first floor windows, except to kitchen, scullery, and w.c.'s to have 2 by 1-inch moulding tongued on beneath with mitred and returned ends.
Frame the shop sashes in Honduras mahogany, french polished, with 2 1/2 by 3-inch rebated and moulded head and sill, 2 1/2 by 2 1/2-inch rebated and moulded stiles, and turned, rebated, and moulded angle columns with moulded caps and bases, all filled with movable glazing mouldings fixed with brass cap and screws, 4 1/2 by 4 1/2-inch twice rebated, three times moulded and hollowed door posts, 4 1/2 by 4 1/2-inch twice rebated, and three times moulded transoms, and 4 1/2 by 3-inch rebated and twice moulded head, all to detail. Enclose at back of stall-board with 2 1/4-inch moulded sashes, the lower portion to slide on approved steel runners and brass wheels, all fitted with movable mouldings for glass fixed with brass cups and screws, the whole to detail.
The showroom windows are to be framed in Honduras mahogany, french polished, with 2 1/2 by 3-inch rebated and moulded sills, and 2 1/2 by 2 1/2-inch rebated and moulded stiles and rails, all furnished with loose glazing mouldings fixed with brass cups and screws, all to detail, and grooved all round for linings, etc.
Line the jambs and soffits with 1 1/4-inch panelled and moulded linings to detail, rebated to frame and tongued at angles on 2 1/2 by 1-inch backings, and finish around with moulded architraves on rough splayed and framed grounds.
The window boards are to be in mahogany as above, 1 1/4-inch cross-tongued, rebated, and rounded on edge with notched, mitred, and returned ends, and 2 by 1-inch moulding tongued on beneath with mitred and returned ends.
Provide the sum of for shop fascia, lettered and fixed complete, and line soffits behind same with 1-inch Honduras mahogany, french polished, and finish along inside with architrave moulding to detail, carried around top of windows, etc., as shown.