picture rail

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Noun1.picture rail - rail fixed to a wall for hanging picturespicture rail - rail fixed to a wall for hanging pictures
rail - a horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal)
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This area has a stained glass leaded light window to the front, a distinctive, original, multi-coloured, chequered, tiled floor, the fine staircase, picture rail and doors off to the principal reception rooms.
Instead of a separate cornice and picture rail the cornice doubles up as a picture rail which is a feature we really use.
It features a brick fireplace, picture rail, arched inglenook and bay window to the front.
The sitting/games room measures around 12ft by 18ft and features a multi-paned window, double French doors opening onto the garden, part wooden panelling to the walls, a picture rail surround, feature beams, a cast iron room heater and built-in cupboards.
Inside the house, entered through a porch, is an attractive hallway with stained-glass windows and cornicing, spacious lounge with Adam-style fireplace, picture rail and coving, sitting/dining room, again with period features, and dual-aspect breakfasting kitchen.
The lounge has the original picture rail and also laminate flooring.
At the front of the house the dining room extends into the bay and has an inglenook, brick fireplace and picture rail.
The dining room has a leaded light bay to the back and more beams plus picture rail and there is a further sitting room with fireplace.
The good-sized lounge has ceiling coving, ceiling rose, picture rail, bay window, fireplace with tiled inset and double-glazed patio door.
It has a deep bay window, ceiling rose, picture rail and a striking classical style fire surround with a marble effect back and hearth (a living flame gas fire which was not used, has been disconnected).
This could be done by adding a picture rail some way down from the ceiling and perhaps adding some fancy, deep plaster work coving around the ceiling join.
It has an entrance lobby,hallway, lounge with two windows, feature fireplace and alcoves, second reception room with feature fireplace with ceiling coving and and picture rail, kitchen with dining area and a utility/shower room.