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Synonyms for chimneypiece

shelf that projects from wall above fireplace

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At the front of the house is a good-sized reception room with bay window and a stone fireplace with wooden overmantel or chimneypiece.
AMONG the highlights is a recently discovered chimneypiece designed by G.
A right turn leads to the large, chef's dream kitchen and expansive keeping room, which features a fireplace with a Norman-style chimneypiece and a collection of the owner's hunting trophies: the head of a wild boar to one side, a graceful impala on the other, above the mantel.
The grand smoking room was in Italian Renaissance again, with marble chimneypiece, surmounted by a carved wooden hood copied from a Della Robbia original.
On the tall stone chimneypiece, a surprising contemporary note is struck with the large abstract oil painting by Georgian artist Barbara Maguire.
There is a reception hall with ornate chimneypiece and hearth with open fire, ideal on these chill winter days.
Heart-pine floors underfoot, cypress-beamed ceilings soaring 30 feet above, and a full-height massive stone chimneypiece anchor this vast space, with its deep, nubby sofas and generously scaled chairs.
Inside, a fine gallery, which leads to some of the main bedrooms, looks down on the drawing room with its large stone chimneypiece ablaze with logs.
A large polished grey stone chimneypiece with Corinthian columns and classical urns takes pride of place with doors, graced with ornate plasterwork, leading to the morning room, and a drawing room which comes complete with Gors and Kallman grand piano that is included in the sale.
There is the 36ft long drawing room with its carved chimneypiece and the vast principal bedroom, some 28ft by 22ft with its huge curving bay and views over the private parkland.
There are also high ceilings, cast iron radiators, working shutters and a whole collection of fireplaces from an inglenook in one sitting room to a carved Adam style chimneypiece in the drawing room.
Important details include the ornate chimneypiece, both Elizabethan and Restoration in origin.