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- glazed area above door,
designed to brighten the halls of Georgian Houses. Fanlights
were often supurb examples of craftmanship and imaginative design and tended to reflect current
fashion and technology. Initially timber, they became more delicate as technology improved to
allow the use of metal. The first real fans appeared in Dublin in the 1740's. The current trend of
stamping fanlight shapes into mock georgian doors is probably the worse of the current crop of
See transom light.