Sill supporting the upper wall above a jetty
Beam supporting an upper wall of timber framing. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 410)
horizontal timber carrying a wall. The lintel supporting the chimney over the inglenook.
Beam to support a projection.
A beam supporting an opening, for example an inglenook fireplace.
A massive beam, sometimes curved, spanning a wide opening. such as a verandah.
a spanning beam forming the direct support of a wall or timber framing above it.
A beam used as a support for a projection
English term for a beam supporting an upper wall of timber framing.
The main beam in a timber construction usually carved (Sommier is French for beam). Now generally taken to mean a large horizontal beam, usually timber, spanning a wide opening such as a shop-front or fireplace (as shown in the photo.