Hinged Doors

Doors that are attached, usually on one side or the top, by metal hinges, allowing the door to pivot open. The hinges typically allow the door to open away from the doorway in one direction but not in the other on a vertical or horizontal axis of rotation.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
1831
Names
hinged doors
hinged door
doors, hinged
scharnierdeuren Dutch
scharnierdeur Dutch
puertas a bisagra Spanish
puerta a bisagra Spanish
puerta de charnela Spanish

More Definitions

Doors that are attached, usually on one side or the top, by metal hinges, allowing the door to pivot open. The hinges typically allow the door to open away from the doorway in one direction but not in the other on a vertical or horizontal axis of rotation.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300002844. The J. Paul Getty Trust.