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Historic Fireplaces
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A wide range of marble, stone and timber fireplaces based on historical styles are available. We have concentrated on authentic copies of fireplaces historically used in England.

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Companies supplying goods or services for Fireplaces
194-200 Battersea Park Road, London SW11 4ND Tel: 020 7627 1410 Fax: 020 7622 1078 734-736 Holloway Road, London, N19 3JF
Tel 020 7561 8280 Fax 020 7561 8288
Established in 1983, Chesney's, is a leading supplier of reproduction and antique fireplaces. Years of experience and craftsmanship has enabled them to have a reputation for authentic, high quality fireplaces. Their range of historical fireplaces is also recognised for their accuracy and authenticity, including Soane design chimneypieces. They can make a fireplace to any design, whether antique reproduction or modern design. The contemporary collection includes fireplaces by leading designers. They hold a stock of hundreds of antique fireplaces and grates. They have also worked with the National Trust, to create a range of stoves combining fuel efficiency with minimal emmisions.
Chichester Stoneworks Ltd
Terminus Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 8TX
Tel 01243 784225 Fax 01243 785616
At Chichester Stoneworks our team represent over 250 years of award winning stone masonry craftsmanship. We have a passion for repairing, restoring and conserving our country’s historical buildings, preserving our heritage for years to come. In addition we are new build stone specialists, involved in the creation of beautiful country houses and internal/external features e.g. cantilevered staircases, fireplaces, porticos and hard landscaping in finely crafted natural stone. Our hands-on management team ensures the highest quality of stone masonry design, manufacture and installation.
Coe Stone Ltd
Ty Gwyn, Abernant, Carmarthenshire SA33 5RR
Tel 01267 281 166
Coe Stone Ltd undertake all aspects of traditional stonemasonry, from carving and fitting mullion windows to rebuilding a spire. We can create bespoke pieces or carefully repair historic stonework, working principally within Wales and the South West of England but will undertake projects further afield if of suitable interest and importance. We offer a specialised stone carving service which is highly respected within the industry and stone cleaning using the DOFF system. Stone House Fireplaces ( see separate entry ) is a division of Coe Stone Ltd which offers a stone fireplace carving service. We also offer stone carving courses (see separate entry ).
Collins & Curtis
8 Greenwich Close, Landseer Road, Ipswich IP3 0DD
Tel 01473 250932 Fax 01473 212598
Founded in 1925, Collins & Curtis Masonry Ltd are dedicated stone masons who combine traditional methods of masonry with new techniques to provide the highest quality stone products. We manage the complete process from individual selection of stone at the quarry, delivery to our factory, cutting and working to size, and delivery to site. Our skilled masons can produce everything from delicately carved sculpture to high quality granite surfaces and wall panels. We directly employ and train our masons who have decades of experience in crafting the quality products that the company is known for.
Hadspen Quarry Ltd
Grove Farm Quarry, Lime Kiln Lane, Hadspen, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7NX
Tel 01963 240 429 Mobile: 07970 937 841
We are a supplier of handcrafted building and walling stone, Somerset Blue Lias, Architectural Masonry Products, Masonry Stone, Fire Surrounds, Flagstones, Cobbles, Floor Tiles and our new Garden Art Collection. Our range of natural stones, includes Cary Stone, Hadspen Stone, Blue Lias, Hamstone, Bath Stone and Doulting Stone. As a stone supplier, we can help make your project beautiful. We pride ourselves on supplying a first class product with excellent technical knowledge. Our stone can match many local stones no longer available and we can provide samples for stone specified by either your architect or local planning department.
Houghtons of York
Derwent Valley Industrial Estate Common Road Dunnington York YO19 5PD
Tel 01904 489193
Houghtons of York are a well established family run business with a wealth of experience specialising in high quality architectural joinery and woodcarving for clients throughout the UK. With workshops based in York we employ a team of highly skilled craftsmen and use traditional methods and materials to produce a broad range of bespoke commissioned work including casement and sash windows, doors, staircases, libraries, panelling, kitchens, building work, fireplaces, oak frames, ecclesiastical joinery, furniture and gates. Our works encompass new build, restoration, conservation, repairs and maintenance and we invite enquiries from York, North Yorkshire and nationwide.
Richard Noviss
The Old School House, High Street, Hook Norton, Oxfordshire OX15 5NH
Tel 01608 730675 Mob 0771 414 0574
Richard Noviss is a stonemason and carver who carries out commissions for private and commercial clients. With thirty years experience, his work ranges from memorials and fireplaces to decorative carving and conservation of historic buildings and statuary. Richard studied sculpture at Exeter School of Art, trained as a stonemason and carver at Weymouth College and worked in Wells and Winchester Cathedral workshops before becoming self-employed in 1988. Based in Oxfordshire, he undertakes work in southern England. Recent commissions range from conservation of decorative sculpture on the grade I Tower of the Winds in Oxford to masonry repairs at Blenheim Palace.
Stevensons of Norwich Ltd
Stevensons of Norwich Ltd, Vulcan Road South, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 AF
Tel 01603 400824
Stevensons of Norwich Limited, established for 35 years, specialise in the design, manufacture, supply and installation of standard & bespoke mouldings in fibrous plaster, GRG, Stevensons-Stone and GRP. They restore and repair historic plasterwork and use traditional methods and materials to carry out lime plasterwork and lath and plaster. They offer advice, surveys, reports and quotations. Reports include analysis of original materials in the laboratory where appropriate.
Stone House Fireplaces
Ty Gwyn, Abernant, Carmarthenshire SA33 5RR
Tel 01267 281 166
Email: Stone House Fireplaces
Website: Stone House Fireplaces
Stone House Fireplaces specialise in the hand carving of fire surrounds and offer a complete service from the design and sourcing of materials, carving in the workshop and installation on site, all at a competitive rate. We have been providing bespoke traditionally handcarved fire surrounds for the past twenty years using skills that date back centuries. Stone House Fireplaces is a division of Coe Stone Ltd
Amazing Grates , 61-63 High Road East Finchley London N2 8AB Telephone 020 888 39 590 Fax 020 8365 2053 Website:
Aro Marble, 18 Minerva Road Park Royal London NW10 6HU Telephone 0208 965 1144 Fax 0208 965 1818 Website:
Britain's Heritage Limited, Shaftsbury Hall 3 Holy Bones Leicester LE1 4LJ Telephone 0116 251 9592 Fax 0116 262 5990 Website:
Distinctive Country Furniture Ltd, Parrett Works, Martock, Somerset TA12 6AE Telephone 01935 825800 Website:
Haddonstone Limited, The Forge House, East Haddon, Northampton NN6 8DB Telephone: Fax: e-mail: Telephone 01604 770711 Fax 01604 770027 Website:
Robert Aagaard and Company, Frogmire House, Stockwell Road, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 0JP Telephone 01423 864805 Website:
Tetbury Stone, Telephone 01225 836 149 Website: