An English Renaissance Revival Fireplace with Porphyry Inlay

GBP 77,995.00

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Object Description

A 19th century Italianate style fireplace carved from Istrian stone with semi-precious inlaid marbles. The frieze panel inlaid with Egyptian Imperial red Porphyry, Ancient Green Peloponnesian Porphyry and lazurite, supported on similarly panelled jambs. The jambs surmounted by carved ionic capitals.

Attributed to Sir Charles Barry and Thomas Allom.

A near identical example can be found in the Music room of Highclere Castle.

Additional Dimensions 

Opening Height 122 cm

Opening Width 128.5 cm

Object Condition

Good structural condition. Small losses and wear associated with age and use. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor Losses, scuffs, and scratches.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44(0) 1981 541 155

Dealer Location


From the M50 / Ross-on-Wye
At the end of the M50 take the A40 towards Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth. Take the A49 Hereford Road (third roundabout after leaving the M50) Ignore the first two signposts for Wormelow, Stay on the A49 for approximately nine miles take the next left turn after passing the Pilgrim Hotel, singed A466 Wormelow. Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side, the site is called; Grove Farm / The Grove.

From A49 Hereford
Follow the A49 south from Hereford for approximately five miles. After the uphill section at the Callow there is a layby on your right followed by one on your left. Take the next right turn onto the A466 singed Wormelow / Monmouth, Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side on Grove Farm / The Grove.

UK Heritage
Grove Barn
United Kingdom

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