linenfold


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linenfold, linen pattern, linen scroll

A form of carved paneling representing a symmetrical fold or scroll of linen.
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Wall panelling is polished to perfection and the dining room linenfold panelling stretches to full height with an oak mantelpiece set around a carved stone chimneypiece.
The 28ft long drawing room with its linenfold panelling; The dining room which faces front over the famous High Street; A garden view of Yew Tree House in Henley-in-Arden High Street, a seven bedroom house with original features, dating to the 16th century.
A dining room has its old stone fireplace and the library some lovely Jacobean linenfold panelling, a large bay and three sets of french doors.
Finds included hidden pieces of Elizabethan linenfold panelling, a 17th century fork, musket ball and 1775 penny under the kitchen floorboards.
There is a study with fireplace in stone and views to the east, sitting room with more leaded lights and French windows to the sun terrace plus a big fireplace with linenfold detail to the panelling above.
An inner entrance door has intricate carvings in oak and in the reception hall is fine old panelling with carvings and linenfold detail to its three quarter height plate shelf.
There are four notable main areas including a good staircase hall, timber panelled with linenfold detail and a quarry tiled floor.
There is also walnut linenfold panelling to a front lobby, study with bay window and shuttered windows, main kitchen with Aga, large sitting room and mezzanine garden room, plus further domestic offices.
Wardrobes with elegant linenfold panelling by the great Victorian designer Pugin, are part of the sale along with some very nice light fittings and occasional furniture.