Coved ceiling

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a ceiling, the part of which next the wail is constructed in a cove.

See also: Cove

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The lounge features a UPVC double glazed bay window, a double radiator, a single radiator, coved ceiling, dado rail, a television aerial point and feature fire surround having a composite marble hearth and inset with a natural flame gas fire which is for decorative purposes only.
Re-designed, two bedroom, 2-bath apartment with coved ceiling. Renovated open plan space with numerous windows.
Walking in through the front entrance via the porch, you'll be greeted by large hallway complete with a polished oak floor, high ceilings, picture rails and coved ceiling.
The living room features a barrel-vaulted coved ceiling and a fireplace with a chunky, hand-hewn wood-beam mantelpiece.
Internally the property briefly comprises enclosed storm porch; lounge with coved ceiling and a living flame gas fire set in marble surround; dining room; kitchen with a range of units; a handy utility room completes the ground floor accommodation.
The big lounge is of particular interest, with its living flame coal-effect fire set onto a raised marble hearth and coved ceiling cornice.
The dining room has a decorative coved ceiling with central pendant chandelier, wall lights, and an ornate carved marble fireplace signed by Roger Pearson with a wall-mounted control.
Character touches include the ceiling rose, coved ceiling, picture rail and stripped wooden ?oors.
The reception room to the front has a double bay window, coved ceiling, exposed wooden floor boards and tiled hearth to the chimney breast.
The sitting room has solid oak flooring, a charming fireplace and coved ceiling.
Living quarters are on the piano nobile under the deep coved ceiling and skylight and are flooded with luminance from the frameless glazed openings on either side.
The wood rail is aligned with the tops of the doors and the window trim in owner Hal Toby's living room; it defines where the walls and coved ceiling meet and gives continuity to the space.