inner hearth

inner hearth

[¦in·ər ′härth]
(building construction)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

back hearth, inner hearth

That part of the hearth, or floor, which is contained within the jambs of the fireplace.

inner hearth

That part of a hearth contained within a fireplace; the back hearth.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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