chimney piece

noun
1.
Chiefly British, mantelpiece.
2.
Obsolete. a decoration over a fireplace.

Origin:
1605–15

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The large drawing room to the right or east features a paneled dado, modillion cornice, and projecting paneled chimney piece.
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