Last edited 29 Sep 2020

Yorkshire Lights


The Yorkshire Light is a traditional type of window also known as a Yorkshire sliding sash or horizontal sliding window. These windows date back to at least the 17th century and are thought to be one of the oldest types of sash windows.

A Yorkshire Light is a mullioned window with two lights. One light is fixed and the other slides from side to side along horizontal grooves.

The simple design does not require a weighted sash, since the movement is horizontal.

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