Fireplace arch

Fireplace arch

The arch over the front of a fireplace that supports the chimney breast above.
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John cut some of that flagstone to make the matching bricks and keystone that form the fireplace arch. For easy fire-starting, John ran a gas line to the firebox and installed a log lighter under the grate (available at fireplace stores or online; search for "log lighter").
In the breakfast kitchen, fitted with pine units, the range cooker is fitted into a recessed fireplace arch.