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Synonyms for doorcase

the frame that supports a door

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Classic features include Doric pillars in the entrance hall, magnificent pedimented doorcase and double doors to the drawing room, shuttered windows and marble fireplaces.
It has real character, with the balance, proportion and symmetry of design typical of a Georgian townhouse, and features such as a large Venetian window, plaster cornices and wood panelling, doorcases and panelled windows.
There is 15th-century gothic tracery, presumably from Bolton Abbey, quantities of William and Mary fire surrounds, doors and doorcases, frames, appliques and the like that were victims of the constant remodelling at Chatsworth, and brackets matching those at Chiswick Villa.
Where are Pugin and Ruskin when you need them, to describe the hideous back elevations of this revolting building, the pretentious rubbish of a grand staircase going nowhere, the creeping tawdry gift shop, the cheap suspended ceilings, the vile laser-cut ironwork, the derisory incomprehensible 'jokes' of the fading pilasters, and the silly plans with their mutilated 'classical' doorcases, which were no doubt amusing for anyone in America who had never seen at first hand a third-rate building by Sir Herbert Baker.
The much vaunted quality of detailing is in fact rarely to be found: doorcases, railings and other fittings can all be found down to the same basic standard as on any other estate and to the tweeness of 'olde worlde' features the lunacy in the blind windows is testator.