Specialists in antique fireplaces & architectural antiques since 1969
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Posted 02 March 2023
This month we explore an extraordinary addition to our collection, a rare Italian sculpture depicting Psyche, attributed to the Italian sculptor Pietro Tenerani.
Posted 20 March 2020
It is a rare occasion when we discover something completely new to us. In this instance, a discovery of a rare Edward Pugin fireplace surprised us.
Posted 07 August 2019
The Scottish architect Charles Cameron is the great 'What If' of British architecture. A man of great imagination and skill, almost nothing remains of his work in Britain.
Posted 02 August 2018
Here at Westland, we take great pride in our restoration department, with a team of six restorers dedicated to returning items to their former glory.
Posted 20 July 2018
Here at Westland London we pride ourselves in having a vast range of fine chimneypieces, but it is only occasionally that we source the truly exceptional..
Posted 01 June 2018
This month, we will be exhibiting at the Olympia Art & Antiques Fair for the first time! We’re delighted to be taking some of our favourite pieces..
Posted 06 April 2018
The origins of the Gothic style can be found at the Abbey of Saint Denis in Paris. This 12th century structure incorporated all of the features of Gothic architecture..
Posted 09 March 2018
Looking to dive into the history of the Coalbrookdale Foundry? Dating back to 1572 when coal mining begun on the land to the eventual closure, our blog details all
Posted 01 February 2018
Fire has always been viewed with a sense of mystery and awe. A fire is mesmeric and alluring, perhaps even more so when set within a chimneypiece.
Posted 04 December 2017
Life in the English Regency period, which, in its broadest sense stretched from the late 1790s until the late 1830s..
Posted 08 August 2017
An essential rite of passage for young gentlemen of means and the final step in the completion of their education..
Posted 03 July 2017
This month we’re featuring three of our most decorative inserts and grates. Adorned with tiles of all colours and sizes..
Posted 08 June 2017
The story begins approximately 1,600 million years ago in the Mesoproterozoic age, long before any vertebrate creature walked the Earth.
The Great British Summer is underway, and this month we’re showcasing the best of florals.
This month one of our finest new chimneypieces unites exquisite quality with powerful symbolism. It is an enchanting combination..
Posted 10 May 2017
We are thrilled to introduce a magnificent chimneypiece into our collection. Dating to 1750, carved in white statuary marble..