the corner or side of a fireplace.
a place near the fire.
a recess that contains a seat in a large open fireplace; inglenook
noun 1. a raised cover for the top of a chimney, usually in the form of a slab or cornice.
noun 1. a part of a chimney or fireplace that projects out from the wall, usually inside the building. noun 1. the wall or walls that surround the base of a chimney or fireplace
/ˈtʃɪmnɪˌpiːs/ noun 1. another name (esp Brit) for mantelpiece (sense 1)
noun 1. Chiefly British. . 2. Obsolete. a decoration over a fireplace.