chimney post

chimney post

In a timber-framed house, one of the wood posts providing the main vertical structural supports at the front and rear sides of a chimney.
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By now the list would have been drawn up, discussed, amended a thousand times and sent by roaring fire and chimney post to Father Christmas, First Turning Past The Second Star On The Left, Toyland, PO Box (insert your mother's Co-op 'divvy number' in here).
Alternatively use ornaments to fill the bare spaces - from simple items such as a piece of driftwood or an antique chimney post, to more elaborate sculptures and statues.