Our traditional fireplaces date from the late Georgian style that was heavily influenced by Greece and Rome while the Victorians returned to the british style of elaborate decoration. At the turn of the century fireplaces became less ornate with an eclectic mix of Influences such as the Art Nouveau and the Arts and Crafts movements.These days quite often the designs will have been updated by using limestone as a material of choice.
Shown here in semi regio limestone with tiled insert, plant and urn tiles and polished granite hearth.
Shown here with the Art Nouveau tiled insert with purple Flag tiles and convector fire that is designed to give greater efficiency for both solid fuel and gas.
The Georgian mantelpiece is fully polished and this time paired with the fully polished Adelaide insert that dates in style back to 1837.
Available in crema limestone and shown with a black horseshoe insert and polished granite hearth.
The mantel sits on a polished granite hearth and a polished Georgian basket is in the interior.
More regularly these days the Victorian corbel is supplied in a crema limestone to blend into contemporary room demands.
Below you can see the Cavendish with the efficient Sheraton stove ensuring that this setting is not only very pleasing to view but also capable of keeping the occupants of the room warm.
Also available in semi regio limestone, Liberty white marble or as shown in Carrara marble, the classic enduring material that will withstand the test of time and taste.