The upright post about which the steps of a circular staircase wind; hence, in stairs having straight flights, the principal post at the foot of a staircase, or the secondary ones at the landings. Also called newel post. See Hollow newel, under Hollow.
The post at the bottom and top of a stair to which the handrail is fixed.
the principal post in a banister at the foot of a staircase and at the corners of landings
The main post at the foot of a stairway or stoop.
The central pillar or post of a stair to which the balustrade is attached. Newels are used at the base of a stair and wherever the stairway changes direction.
the principal post used to terminate the railing or balustrade of a flight of stairs
Central pillar round which wind the steps of a circular (newel or turnpike) staircase or vice, made up of the rounded projection of each step; also the principal post at the angles of a dog-legged or wall staircase, into which the handrail is framed. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 413) Related terms: Vice
The top or bottom post of a stair rail
The main post from which the steps of a stair rise. One end of a handrail is usually attached to the newel.
Center post of spiral staircase.
the post at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs; it supports the handrail
the central pillar of a circular staircase
Vertical post at top and bottom of staircase
A large vertical member to which the handrail is attached. Newels provide structural support for the balustrade.
The upright post of a staircase which supports the handrail - often turned and decorated
The structural post that usually starts and ends runs of balustrading. Accomodates the strings, handrails and treads/risers of stairs.
A post that terminates a railing.
The bottom or top of a stair balustrade.
The post at the top and bottom of the handrails and anywhere along the stair run that creates a directional change in the handrails is called the newel post. The newel post is securely anchored into the underlying floor framing or the stair stringer to provide stability to the handrails.
Post supporting one end of a handrail at top or bottom of stairs
The end post of a stair railing.
Usually, the post at the head and the foot of a stair, supporting the handrail. In the 19th century, glass finials were sometimes used to adorn newel posts.
A post supporting the handrail at the top or bottom of a stairway.
The main post supporting the end of a balustrade.
Stout post supporting a staircase handrail at top and bottom. Also, the central pillar of a winding or spiral staircase.
the central post in a circular or winding staircase; also the principal post at each angle of a dog-legged or well staircase.
A post to which the end of a stair railing or balustrade is fastened. Also, any post to which a railing or balustrade is fastened.
The post that terminates the railing.
is an upright post where the end of a stair railing or balustrade is fastened.
ONE OF THE PRINCIPAL POSTS SUPPORTING THE HANDRAIL IN A FLIGHT OF STAIRS. PURISTS USE THE TERM TO DENOTE THE PRINCIPAL POST AT THE FOOT ONLY, OR THE SECONDARY POST AT THE LANDING. ALSO REFERS TO THE MAIN UPRIGHT MEMBER AROUND WHICH THE SMALLER END OF STEPS IN A CIRCULAR STAIRCASE WIND.
The centre-post of circular staircase.
The bottom post that a stair rail is attached. Also post supporting sections of railings.
The principal post of the foot of the staircase; also the central support of a winding flight of stairs.
The upright post or the upright formed by the inner or smaller ends of steps about which steps of a circular staircase wind. In a straight flight staircase, the principal post at the foot or the secondary post at a landing.
A post at the end of a handrail.
Centre post of winding or spiral staircase. Concealed dungeon having a trap door in its ceiling as its only opening, where prisoners were often left to starve to death, sometimes in total darkness
large post at toot of stairs.
The main post at the start of a staircase and the stiffening post at the landing.
Also called a Newel Post. A post, located at the top, bottom, and landings of a staircase, that supports the railing.
The post at the end of a staircase that the stair railing is attached to.
A newel is the upright post about which the steps of a circular staircase wind. It is sometimes called a solid newel in distinction from a hollow newel, which is really no newel at all, with the stairs being supported at the walls.