Antique Fireplaces and Chimneypieces by Period & Style
Westland London has a comprehensive range of antiques fireplaces, chimneypieces and mantels to suit all tastes and budgets. We are continually replenishing and adding to our stock and so if you cannot find what you are looking for please do contact us as we will be able to email you details of new items that are not yet on our website. We can also on request source specific pieces you may be seeking.
We have over 750 antique fireplaces and chimneypieces and on this page you will find them categorised by period & style. The main categories are as follows:
Gothic, Renaissance and Jacobean antique fireplaces
This period dates from about 1260 to 1600. The Renaissance period was considered to have spanned the 14th to the 17th centuries. The Gothic period originated in 12th century France and lasted up to the 16th century. The Jacobean era in England and Scotland coincided with the reign of James VI of Scotland from 1567 to 1625. Westland London has a large range of marble, stone and wood antique fireplaces from these periods as well as pieces from the Renaissance, Gothic and Jacobean Revival periods which occurred in later centuries.
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Baroque, Mannerist and Bolection antique fireplaces
The grand and impressive Baroque and Mannerist style originated around 1600 in Italy and subsequently spread throughout most of Europe. Westland London has a large range of antique fireplaces in the Baroque manner in wood, carved stone and marble including bolections.
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Rococo and Louis XV antique fireplaces
The playful, considered by some to be 'risque', style of the Rococo period was first established in France in the 1730's and it's influence spread throughout Europe, including England, well into the 19th century. Westland London has a large selection of French Louis XV Rococo and English Rococo antique fireplaces in carved marble, stone, ceramic and wood.
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NeoClassical, Georgian antique fireplaces
The Neoclassical movement began in the early 18th century while the Georgian era spanned the first four Hanoverian Kings of Great Britain, all named George, from 1714 to 1830. Westland London’s collection of Neoclassical and Georgian fireplaces includes an impressive range of English, Scottish, Irish and Italian antique chimneypieces.
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Regency, Empire and Louis XVI antique fireplaces
The Regency Period was so named when King George III of England was deemed unfit to rule and his son, the Prince of Wales, ruled by proxy as The Prince Regent. On his father’s death in 1820, the Prince Regent became George IV. The French Louis XVI Regence Period occured from the mid to the late 18th century and the Empire style appeared during the early 19th Century. Westland London has the highest number of antique fireplaces in Regency, Empire and Louis XVI styles in marble, carved stone and crafted wood.
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Victorian and Edwardian antique fireplaces
The Victorian era spanned Queen Victoria’s reign from 1837 to 1901 and the Edwardian era spanned the early years of the 20th century. This is a popular and sought after period and Westland London has a large range of Victorian and Edwardian antique fireplaces in marble, carved stone and wood.
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Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Arts & Crafts antique fireplaces
Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts were popular at the end of 19th century and the beginning of the 20th. They were inspired by natural forms and structure and a desire to revive earlier crafts and methods of manufacture. The Art Deco style flourished from the 1920’s to the outbreak of the second world war.
Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts antique fireplaces are available at Westland London in marble, stone, wood and ceramic, as are our Art Deco fireplaces.