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rail fixed to a wall for hanging pictures

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The lounge benefits from a renovated cast iron Victorian-style fireplace with new living flame gas fire, laminate floor and traditional picture rails.
Inside it is traditional in style and has many original features, including high ceilings, dado and picture rails, plate shelves, ceiling roses and cornicing.
To the rear of the house is a generous dining room with exposed floor boards, dado and picture rails.
Original period features include mosaic tiled floors, traditional panel doors, picture rails, dado rails and two character fire places, one housing a cast iron log burning stove with deep wood mantle and a flagstone hearth.
The living room has a fitted carpet, picture rails, a coved ceiling and a feature gas fire with a mantel over.
The tastefully presented and immaculate accommodation comprises an entrance hall leading to spacious lounge with bay window, feature fireplace, picture rails and cornicing.
What's the deal: This spacious former manse retains original features, such as pitch pine doors, picture rails and fireplaces.
So dust off any cobwebs from picture rails, make sure windows are sparkling, shampoo all carpets or have them professionally cleaned.
If you have picture rails rather than dados, it's a good idea to confine colours, particularly strong ones, to below the picture rail and then paint the wall above it, the cornicing and the ceiling white.
TIMBER mouldings are a TMC speciality, with this Kilmarnock company providing various hardwoods for use in skirtings, dado rails, hand and picture rails and door-frame components TMC has its own in-house sawmill and grinder which gives it a huge advantage when it comes to matching tricky patterns from listed buildings, for example - something which most other companies are not able to do.
The master bedroom has a lead light bay window to the front and all the rooms have traditional picture rails.
Can you give an idea of how high dado and picture rails should be?
In terms of things like picture rails and surfaces from which works can be hung, it's something of a failure.
Key features of the house include stone and cast iron fireplaces, bay and sash windows and shutters, french doors, picture rails and ceiling coving.
Inside, the rooms have picture rails, moulded covings, splendid fireplaces and classic sash windows.