chimney breast


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chimney breast

n
1. (Building) the wall or walls that surround the base of a chimney or fireplace
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Noun1.chimney breast - walls that project out from the wall of a room and surround the chimney base
wall - an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
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chimney breast

nbocca del camino
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The front-facing sitting room is on the immediate right and features an exposed brick chimney breast with raised hearth and wood burning stove, built-in display shelving and cupboard to the side.
He admitted that he produced a commercial quantity of cannabis and that he destroyed property - walls, ceilings, a chimney breast, doors, windows and the electrical circuit - at a house in Eaton Avenue in Connah's Quay.
It has an exposed corner chimney breast, flagstone floors and exposed wooden beams.
The dining room has a feature fireplace to chimney breast with decorative surround.
Surely the open fireplace with wood mantel and exposed stone chimney breast is the centrepiece of the room, but it's a close call.
MARS| |The door of a property on Forrest Avenue was removed by burglars and placed against a nearby chimney breast at midnight on February 4.
A chimney breast partially collapsed and a roof caved in exposing loft space of two semi-detached properties in The Grove, West Heath, shortly after midday.
Kain, a 14-week-old Akita pup, had climbed out of a loft window of a house in Walker then slipped and fell, with only the chimney breast stopping a potentially tragic fall from the nine-metre-high roof.
"It also spread to the plasterboard and we had to knock the chimney breast through to get to that.
"The large kitchen has the original chimney breast exposed, which is a great feature, while the master bedroom is huge with two wooden sash windows, which create a gorgeous light, airy and spacious room.
Q The opening for my fire is not central to the chimney breast. I've removed a Georgian-style mantelpiece spanning the chimney breast (inappropriate in a small cottage, I felt).
Q About six months ago, we had our lounge ceiling and walls skimmed and we hung wallpaper on the chimney breast. Recently we noticed the plaster in one place on the architrave has blisters and it is showing through the wallpaper.