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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHIMNEY BREAST»
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Barry's Introduction to Construction of Buildings
Stephen Emmitt, Christopher A. Gorse. Photograph 11.7 Solar thermal panels.
Figure 11.2 Earth to air heat exchanger. Figure 11.3Openfire inset in recess.
Figure 11.4 Open fire inset above floor in brickorblock chimney breast. Figure
Stephen Emmitt, Christopher A. Gorse, 2014
Practical House Building
Chimney for a free-standing stove Two piers have been put down in the
foundations to support the chimney breast. The piers have to be carried up to the
level of the top of the short section of exposed flue pipe that will be over the stove.
A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Arch over the fireplaceopening, supporting the *chimney-breast. chimney-back. 1
. Fireback, or rear wall of the fireplace, often protected by a decorative castiron
plate. 2. Rear of *chimney-stack proj ecting outwards from the exterior wall of a ...
An Encyclopædia of Cottage, Farm, and Villa Architecture and ...
60'2- Tlle rounding of the chimney breast. and the contraction of the throat of the
ue, whatever may be the kind of grate adopted, are points which contribute
material y to the free draught of every chimney. The chimney breast requires to
John Claudius Loudon, 1839
An encyclopaedia of cottage, farm, and villa architecture ...
The rounding of the chimney breast, and the contraction of the throat of tkefue,
whatever may be the kind of grate adopted, are points which contribute materially
to the free draught of every chimney. The chimney breast requires to be rounded,
John Claudius Loudon, Mrs. Loudon (Jane), 1867
Not infrequently, the tops of chimneys were pulled off when fireplaces were no
longer being used. The only- remainder may be the chimney breast alongside an
outside wall or in an attic. USEFUL CLUES may also be found in the cellar where
Brickwork, Level 3: For CAA Construction Diploma and NVQs
The external chimney breasts have been connected by a face-brickwork semi-
circular arch. The alternative is to continue the single chimney breast and to
reduce it to stack size by means of circular ramps (Figure 7.14) or by tumbling (
Residential Property Appraisal
Bush (1990) case, some interesting discussion about the removal of chimney
breasts occurred in Sneesby and another v Goldings (1995). In this case a
surveyor carrying out a mortgage valuation failed to notice that where a chimney
Phil Parnham, Chris Rispin, 2002
Earth Building: Methods and Materials, Repair and Conservation
The traditional fireplace and chimney was, particularly in higher status yeoman
farmhouses, often a fairly massive affair, with a large oak lintel, or bressumer,
supported on masonry jambs, upon which the cob chimney breast was built.
Brickwork for Apprentices
(b) Single fireplaces in cavity wall with internal chimney breast Figure 12.1(a)
shows a simple arrangement where the main wall forms the back of the fireplace
opening. Figure 12.1(b) illustrates a similar example where the main wall is 11⁄2
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHIMNEY BREAST»
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Former owners of Devon pub Highwayman's Haunt lose legal action …
... Chudleigh, named after Jack Witherington, who used it as his hide-out until he was captured in April 1691 while hiding in the chimney breast. «Western Daily Press, Jul 15»
Dare to bare - the joy of exposed brick
Whether you want to expose a chimney breast or you fancy stripping an entire wall back to it's natural state, exposing brick is not for the faint ... «House To Home, Jul 15»
House for sale between Canterbury and Ashford
The drawing room has a double-sided exposed brick chimney breast with a wood burning stove. Bi-fold doors open on to a sandstone patio. «Kent Online, Jul 15»
Hampshire home struck by lightning
I have never seen a house wearing its "Chimney Breast" on top of it. I hope Ian Murray and chums will give us more details of that novel ... «Daily Echo, Jul 15»
Renovated 1930s-era house designed by Gustav Maass offers 'so …
Interior Designer Leta Austin Foster chose an antique mantelpiece for the living room fireplace and then had the chimney breast built and ... «Palm Beach Daily News, Jul 15»
Wolverton property damaged after being struck by lightning
... a property in Wolverton at 9.50pm last night after a bolt of lightning struck a chimney breast on the top of the property and damaged roof tiles. «Basingstoke Gazette, Jul 15»
Property: Hillbutts, Gate, Wimborne, Dorset
The dining room has an exposed brick chimney breast. The kitchen/breakfast room has granite work surfaces and tiled flooring. Other ground ... «Blackmore Vale Magazine, Jun 15»
Trading up: Rathcormac, Cork €310000
The living room is an extra large room with a double sided stove set in a feature brick chimney breast The master bedroom with two large ... «Irish Examiner, Jun 15»
Britain's blingy council house cribs
The sitting room is dominated by a black-and-white wallpaper, emphasised by the chimney breast, painted a matt charcoal. “We like pink,” says ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
Old and new come together with character home restored to its …
... bow window overlooking the front garden, a beam effect ceiling, and a gas fire in a period style surround set in a feature chimney breast. «Bradford Telegraph and Argus, Jun 15»