For sale is this exquisite, large, fully restored antique cast iron fire surround from the late Victorian / early Edwardian period. It is a gorgeous statement piece. Fully functioning and well preserved, it is a striking yet simple surround. It is tastefully proportioned and will make a wonderful focal point in a period property. With no rear projection, it is perfect to go over an existing chimney breast opening or against a flat wall.
A classic and rare antique, this surround has been professionally stripped, cleaned, protective coated and polished to bring out its original character. Made of solid, heavyweight cast iron, the whole thing is in excellent condition for its age with a beautiful patina. As with most period fireplaces of this type, the simplicity of design and quality of the ironwork is what makes it so attractive.This particular example features gorgeous repeating turrets across the mantle and over the frieze, layered panels around the opening and delicate scrolls aside an attractive frieze, typical of the period. During restoration we retained the original mantle shelf. It has been fully polished and coated for protection. The finished article really will add class and quality to your property. There are discreet mounting lugs just under the shelf for simple and safe installation. 132cm high (bottom to top of mantle). 128.5cm wide at mantle. 108cm wide at body, widening to 117cm at lugs. Rear projection of the whole thing is 0cm, making it a great choice for fitting either against a flat wall, over an insert or over an existing opening. We are a small family business specialising in restoring antique cast iron fireplaces and surrounds.
We sell direct to the public and sell only online to give customers great value unbeatable prices. We love giving and receiving! Great feedback on our beautiful restorations. Don't hesitate to ask us any questions. Our fireplaces and surrounds are restored and finished using traditional methods and materials.
A restored fireplace will bear well concealed signs of the restoration work and will have natural imperfections due to the nature of antique cast iron. This simply adds to the character of the piece in our view. Payments should be made within three days of sale.
We will securely courier the item to most parts of the U. But please check with us if you live in a remote location such as the Scottish Highlands or Channel Islands. For deliveries, we ensure all of our restored fireplaces are protective wrapped and delivered by our trusted courier, who takes great care with each item. The drivers will carry your fireplace into your home and place it in a location of your choice.
If you are local to us, your item can be collected in person from our home workshop in Wilmslow, Cheshire (SK9 postcode). We will assist you where possible in loading. If you are installing a heating appliance in your home, it is your responsibility to ensure that you or your builder follows building regulations and, where applicable, complies with HETAS and GAS SAFE regulations in the UK. Cast Iron Fireplace Restorations Ltd cannot accept responsibility for the performance or suitability of an individual fireplace, which should be assessed prior to installation by a suitably qualified installer.If your fireplace is purely for decorative purposes, the HETAS and GAS SAFE regulations do not apply. We endeavour to give a genuine and honest description for every item to avoid any misunderstandings or issues.
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