Antique French Louis Xiv Limestone Trumeau Fireplace

GBP 11,995.00

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Object Description

An impressive 18th century Limestone chimney / mantelpiece dating to the early 1700s.

Object Condition

n good structural condition, there are no breaks or cracks to the stone. There are two areas of spliced in stone on the left side of the mantel.

The joints need to be mortared together

All parts are numbered and an accompanying plan will be supplied.

The height and depth of the piece can be altered.

This piece would have originally been built into a wall, but could be surface mounted.


Louis XIV

Date of Manufacture

Circa 1700

Materials and Techniques

Hand crafted, limestone


-Wear consistent with age and use

-Minor Losses, scuffs and scratches.

-Historic Repairs

-Recent Repairs

Dimensions (excluding any mortar joints)

Overall height 290.5 cm

Fire surround Height 120.5 cm, Trumeau 170 cm

Width Fire Surround 139.5 cm

Trumeau base 109 cm

Trumeau top 125 cm


Fire Surround deepest part 64 cm, Trumeau 47 c m

This was previously built into a wall, leaving approximately 50 cm showing.

Opening Height 101.5 cm

Opening Width 105.5 cm

Weight 1,073 kg

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