DOMESTIC BUILDINGS RESEARCH GROUP (SURREY)



Illustrated glossary of architectural terms


Muntin 1. Walls


Vertical member between panels in a panelled door or wall.
Used in the phrase 'plank-and-muntin wall' to describe a timber wall sometimes found
at the high end of an open hall.
Muntin and plank walls are set in a slot which is alternately wide and narrow.
More commonly timber screens/walls in Surrey are made up from overlapping planks
all the same width set in a parallel sided slot.

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