from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a pointed head like a lancet: said of windows. See cut of lancet-window.
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Each bay consists of a lancet-headed trefoil, supported by octagonal pillars, with moulded capitals and bases ... total height 2ft. 9in.
These probably constituted the lower part of a rood screen, and consist of slender pillars, supporting lancet-headed arcading.
The face of the transept visible above displays three lancet-headed windows of the clerestory; the spaces are laid out in ornamental panels; and there is an octagonal turret on the right, with battlements and a pointed roof.
Here the architecture belonged to the early Plantagenet era; the stone walls were thick and massive, the lancet-headed windows were long and narrow, and the arms of the early benefactors of the monastery were emblazoned here and there upon the richly stained glass.
The east window has a semicircular head, and plain wooden tracery dividing it into two lancet-headed lights with an opening above them.
Of the two windows, one is square, the other lancet-headed.