I would assume worse case, it will pull away chunks of the wall and
ceiling, so you'd be looking at some level of replastering.
Some coving was pre-molded lengths stuck up, other was basically an
extrusion of plaster formed in place by dragging a shape around the
edge with a load of wet plaster behind it.
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On Tue, 21 Sep 2010 06:57:40 +0100, "Richard Head"
Many thanks to all who provided the advice.
I should have guessed really, my father was an industrial painter/
decorator and did nothing to the coving despite splitting the room by
adding a wall down the middle.
Plaster has a mind of its own when I deal with it, so I think I will
bung some insulating board up and fill in the space in the edges not
inhabited by the coving.
Many thanks for the replies.
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