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Can facade and front be used interchangeably?

For instance, the facade of a fireplace , the front of a fireplace

the facade of the cathedral, the front of the cathedral

an impressive building with a red brick facade, an impressive building with a red brick front

Thanks,
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Facade only refers to the front of a building.
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More generally, facade means face/surface. The term can be used to refer to other sides of a building, like North, South, East, West facades. It doesn't have to be the front of the building, though that is a normal interpretation if there is nothing more specific in the context.