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Unrestored Plain Slate Surround
As you can see from the photos this plain Slate Surround has not yet been restored. If you like the design of the surround you can purchase it together with our restoration service, which includes stripping, buffing, and blacking with Stovax grate polish. It is then buffed up to that beautiful shiny finish which highlights all the detail. Alternatively you can buy it unrestored and as shown.
Height: 44.5″ inches
Width: 52-55″ inches
Other measurements are available upon request.
Fireplace Mantels & Surrounds
We have a continually changing stock of original antique fireplace surrounds, which are professionally restored by our team. If this particular one doesn’t suit you, be sure to keep browsing and check back over time. Choose from Cast Iron, Marble, Slate, and Wooden surrounds.
– Can be used with Solid Fuel (wood burning etc), which will require a specialized Hearth due to regulations. For this use we advice you to also select the Ashpan & Solid Fuel grate on the ‘optional addons‘ above.
– Can be used with a Gas Effect, which will require a Gas Burner Tray and a specialized Hearth. For this use we advice you to also select one of the Gass Fire Effects on the ‘optional addons‘ above.
– Can be used as just Decoration, as is.
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Marble & Slate Fireplaces
Marble & Slate have been used in the the design of many modern and antique fire surrounds for the past 400 years. Although not the easiest material to manufacture from its beautiful range of natural colours, durability and superb finishes, it was made popular with the middle class and aristocracy who could afford such luxuries. Marble & Slate antique fireplaces have stood the test of time despite fashions forever changing. Designs from the Edwardian, Victorian and Georgian periods are very popular today. No wonder many reproduction fireplaces today are still based on these designs.