fireplace mantel

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mantel, 2
1. A beam or arch that supports the masonry above a fireplace; also called a mantel-tree.
2. All the construction or facing around a fireplace.
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There is an Empire-style marbled chimneypiece with coat of arms to the centre, ornate brass ?replace surround and mirror overmantel.
ORNATE This fine carved gilt over-mantle mirror in the dining room dates from the 1840s RELAXED Robin and Fiona in the drawing room with its Georgian pine and gesso chimneypiece SAFE HANDS Robin and Fiona Jell are custodians of the 400-year-old Coupland Castle near Wooler, Northumberland SKILLED Robin Jell renovates Georgian and Victorian chimneypieces RESTORED A chimney piece
A future owner might take up the whole second fl oor for himself, an amazing apartment with the most perfect views to all sides as well as original panelling and chimneypieces.
Early occupants saw to bricking over some of the older timber framed portions, but much of the past remains in a series of important features: stone mullioned windows, Elizabethan chimney stacks, stone chimneypieces, old beams and panelling.
The hugely ornate carved chimneypiece in the dining room is a showpiece, spotted by Bjorn, en route to buy a new Volvo.
In addition to the three main reception rooms, among them the 26ft long drawing room with its panelled chimneypiece, is a study.
It keeps some of the most important features including canted bay windows, a superb Jacobean chimneypiece and ornate wall and ceiling carvings, dating back to around 1670.
There are five reception rooms including the drawing room with its old stone chimneypiece.
There is a drawing room with oak panelled chimneypiece and display cupboards, a further sitting room with marble fireplace, the study, a fitted kitchen and the beamed coach house dining room with its stairs rising up.
The majority of the house, however, is up and running as a restored home with a handsome hall with fine staircase, smart drawing room with open fireplace and French doors to the terrace, also the dining room with another marble chimneypiece and more moulded cornicing.