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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The lounge overlooks the front and has feature brick fireplace with fitted gas fire and picture rails.
Deep skirtings, coving, picture rails and impressive fireplaces in many rooms confirms the property's past importance within the local community.
It has some fantastic features including high ceilings, cornicing, picture rails, handsome fireplaces, large room sizes, wooden floors and portrait windows.
The impressive hallway and two reception rooms are bursting with original features, including doors, stair banister rails, ceiling and wall cornicing, picture rails and fireplaces.
It has been extended and improved and offers exceptional family accommodation which is full of traditional features such as original fireplaces, multi-fuel stoves, picture rails, coved ceilings, sash windows and sympathetic decor.
Aniela Tallentire, shown left, who has restored the property along with her mother and siblings, said: "We agreed to restore the house and try to retain as many of the original features as possible, such as the leaded glass windows, coving, picture rails, skirting boards, staircase and original bathroom taps and bath.
lot 3 for painting or picture rails joinery elements.
These include high ceilings, original stained glass windows, picture rails, stripped doors, Kentucky oak flooring in the hall and fine fireplaces.
The house has dado and picture rails and is enhanced by the exposed wood flooring.
Both the drawing room and dining room have French doors with original shutters, along with original cornicing and picture rails.
Leaded lights, coving and picture rails, wooden floors - not to mention a cool, cream kitchen make for spaces that are full of talking points.
Dust off any cobwebs from ceilings and picture rails, clean all windows, shampoo carpets, and generally have a good old-fashioned spring clean.