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spiral stair
A flight of stairs, circular in plan, whose treads wind around a central newel. Also called a helical stair, solid newel stair.
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A spiral staircase leads to a guest suite on the second floor, which has storage in the eaves and and en suite shower room.
"He fell down the spiral staircase. "One of his friends alerted one of our customer care team, who were there right away and an ambulance was called.
A spokesman for The Lost & Found said: "Building on its former glory, housed in a Grade II listed building, the decadent drinking den is set to be beautifully transformed, featuring a new mezzanine bar reached only via a spiral staircase to apothecary heaven, and a striking, raised feature pergola.
Xavier Solda said Mananquil climbed up a spiral staircase inside the facility before escaping over a nearby wall at around 3:00 a.m.
With an electronically-operated glazed door and a spiral staircase leading into the cellar, this lavish feature offers a huge underground wine store.
So the designer of the wing and its spiral staircase was either trained in Italian styling or was Italian.
The challenge: A five-story spiral staircase that would serve as the centerpiece of the atrium in the new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex at Northeastern University in Boston.
A STUNNING modern spiral staircase is just one of the highlights of this house in Darras Hall.
She walks her up the spiral staircase to Sister Jude's (Jessica Lange) office, telling her that Sister Jude "calls this her stairway to heaven." Sister Mary Eunice ends up possessed later on, and Monsignor Timothy Howard (Joseph Fiennes) throws her off the top of the staircase to her death.
The stunning twostorey conservatory, linked by a spiral staircase and overlooking the gardens and woodland, was added by the owners.
With three good bedrooms, one having a spiral staircase to a spacious loft room, the house offers very well balanced accommodation, including three separate living spaces on the ground floor.
Spiral staircase "This bespoke spiral staircase is really stunning.