They were walking past the house of the old Patroon, with its squat walls and small square windows compactly grouped about a central chimney
Crossing this dusky entry, and on through yon low-arched way --cut through what in old times must have been a great central chimney
with fire-places all round --you enter the public room.
At 34'2" x 17'8", this space was once two rooms and is now a single room that is divided by a central chimney
with fireplaces either side.
The formal dining room is divided into two by a central chimney
with mahogany fireplaces either side.
The first room you arrive at is the fabulous lounge/diner, set around a central chimney
breast," the advert says.
It adds: "The dwelling suffered an arson attack on Monday, December 22, which caused extensive damage to the roof structure extending from the west gable end up to the line of the central chimney
In addition there is a lovely timber hexagonal BBQ hut with seating area to five sides, with central chimney
and open fire cooking area.
This quirky 200-year-old house will drive you round the bend with excitement as its rooms are built around the central chimney
The central chimney
stack also looks more modern than the 1880s heralding a design feature that was copied nationwide in the semi-detached housing boom of the 1930s.
Total fireplace count: 14 Must-see hearth: Built in 1937 by Italian immigrant stonemasons, the central chimney
is 98 feet high, with 6 hearths on 2 levels.
On the top floor there is a large living space, which takes up the whole of this level, which has exposed stonework, beams and a central chimney
In the sitting room there is a central chimney
breast with a fitting for a plasma television.