There is no/a minimal recess on this surround. It will pretty much sit flush to the wall.
This fireplace is for decorative purposes only. Please send me your mobile number when ordering so I can arrange the courier for you promptly.
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out! This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural Antiques\Fireplaces, Mantels & Fireplace Accessories".
The seller is "bch1994" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.