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Description

 

Window opening which is blocked – either when built or filled in later.

 

Can be painted to give the appearance of a real window – a 'trompe  l'oeil'.

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

Blind window

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Burgate with trompe l'oeil (left), pre 2011

Burgate, no trompe l'oeil, 2011

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