bressummer


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bressummer

(ˈbrɛsəmə)
n
another name for breastsummer
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To the left of the hall is the sitting room, which has a feature inglenook fireplace with inset log burning stove, bressummer beam, and alcove.
The double aspect dining room has a large inglenook fire place with ovolo-moulded oak lintel and raised flagstone hearth, exposed ovolo-moulded bressummer beam, and the original pheasant hanging hooks.
A Bressummer B Lintel C Bargeboard D Joist QUESTION 4 - for 4 points: What was the name of Rene's wife in the sitcom 'Allo, 'Allo?
To the left of the hall is the front-facing drawing room, which also has exposed beams and an open and lined brick working fireplace with small bressummer beam and flagstone hearth.
The double aspect dining room has a large inglenook fire place with ovolo-moulded oak lintel and raised flagstone hearth, exposed ovolomoulded bressummer beam, and the original pheasant hanging hooks.
In the drawing room there is an inglenook with bressummer beam over and living flame gas fire inside.