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Thornhill Galleries is proud to present a large selection of elegant antique wood fireplaces, featuring chimneypieces from Italy, France, Ireland and England. Since 1880, Thornhill Galleries has been sourcing the finest quality oak, pine and mahogany fireplaces and today we are proud to have an extensive collection of beautiful pieces than have been carefully stripped of years of paint, restored and then waxed to a warm and tactile finish. To find out more about any of the antique wood fireplaces in our selection, contact Thornhill Galleries today to find the ideal antique fireplace for your home or project.

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  • Stock No. 4326
    + VAT £6,800

    Shelf Width

    1626 mm  |  64  in

    Overall Height

    1048 mm  |  41 ¼ in

    Opening Height

    806 mm  |  31 ¾ in

    Opening Width

    1207 mm  |  47 ½ in

    Depth of Shelf

    159 mm  |  6 ¼ in

    Overall Plinths

    1626 mm  |  64  in

    Stock No. 4326
     + VAT £6,800
    An Art Deco Japanned/Chinoiserie mahogany fireplace, decorated with birds, foliage, temples and indigenous people. Japanning is the art of immitating 17th Oriental lacquerwork, using layers of varnish, heat-dried, and then polished, to give an ebonised finish. Early 20th century. (Photo’s prior to full restoration).
  • Stock No. 4318
    + VAT £16,500

    Shelf Width

    1600 mm  |  63  in

    Overall Height

    1387 mm  |  54 ⅝ in

    Opening Height

    1073 mm  |  42 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1137 mm  |  44 ¾ in

    Depth of Shelf

    178 mm  |  7  in

    Overall Plinths

    1391 mm  |  54 ¾ in

    Stock No. 4318
     + VAT £16,500

    A fine quality late Georgian carved pine fireplace. The frieze with delicate carving of acanthus leaf central motif leading to flowing scrolled foliage and paterae. The jambs with tied ribbons and bellflower drops, carved leg moulding with beading, flutes and oak leaves with crossbanded ribbons. The shelf also finely carved with acanthus leaf, dentil and egg and dart detailing. Circa 1770.

  • Stock No. 4315
    + VAT £8,500

    Shelf Width

    1619 mm  |  63 ¾ in

    Overall Height

    1435 mm  |  56 ½ in

    Opening Height

    1143 mm  |  45  in

    Opening Width

    1327 mm  |  52 ¼ in

    Depth of Shelf

    168 mm  |  6 ⅝ in

    Overall Plinths

    1546 mm  |  60 ⅞ in

    Stock No. 4315
     + VAT £8,500

    A 19th century English pine fireplace. The barrel frieze with carved leaves and ribbons throughout. The legs with carved leaves to inner mouldings. Carved moulded shelf above.

  • Stock No. 4314
    + VAT £8,500

    Shelf Width

    1387 mm  |  54 ⅝ in

    Overall Height

    1349 mm  |  53 ⅛ in

    Opening Height

    1070 mm  |  42 ⅛ in

    Opening Width

    1162 mm  |  45 ¾ in

    Depth of Shelf

    127 mm  |  5  in

    Overall Plinths

    1165 mm  |  45 ⅞ in

    Stock No. 4314
     + VAT £8,500

    A carved English pine fireplace in the Georgian manner. The carved jambs with acanthus leaves and sausage-and-pea moulding to ingrounds. The barrel frieze carved with oak leaves tied with ribbons throughout. Carved, moulded shelf above. A pretty piece, well suited to a bedroom or study. English, 19th century.

  • Stock No. 4313
    + VAT £4,800

    Shelf Width

    1194 mm  |  47  in

    Overall Height

    1181 mm  |  46 ½ in

    Opening Height

    987 mm  |  38 ⅞ in

    Opening Width

    914 mm  |  36  in

    Depth of Shelf

    149 mm  |  5 ⅞ in

    Stock No. 4313
     + VAT £4,800

    A small and delicate wood fireplace in the Regency style. The jambs surmounted by fluted frieze with carved classical urn to centre. Moulded shelf above. English. Currently painted light blue with elements of gold leaf effect behind. Could be stripped if required. Some minor restorations required (included in price).

  • Stock No. 4299
    + VAT £3,250

    Shelf Width

    1251 mm  |  49 ¼ in

    Overall Height

    1162 mm  |  45 ¾ in

    Opening Height

    1003 mm  |  39 ½ in

    Opening Width

    787 mm  |  31  in

    Depth of Shelf

    140 mm  |  5 ½ in

    Overall Plinths

    1041 mm  |  41  in

    Stock No. 4299
     + VAT £3,250

    A simple but elegant English Regency style pine fireplace. The moulded jambs surmounted by roundel end blocks . Reeded shelf above. Circa 1900. (Footblocks left tall but could be reduced if required.)

  • Stock No. 4287
    POA

    Shelf Width

    1749 mm  |  68 ⅞ in

    Overall Height

    1456 mm  |  57  in

    Opening Height

    1130 mm  |  44 ½ in

    Opening Width

    1283 mm  |  50 ½ in

    Depth of Shelf

    178 mm  |  7  in

    Overall Plinths

    1581 mm  |  62 ¼ in

    Stock No. 4287
    POA

    An unusual English wood fireplace with gesso adornments featuring life of the sea. The frieze with foliage, shells and coral throughout, the end blocks with anchors and seaweed. Fluted jambs with delicate inner rope moulding and beading. The breakfront shelf with swags and beading. Late 18th century. A very special piece.

  • Stock No. 4203
    Sold

    Shelf Width

    1232 mm  |  48 ½ in

    Overall Height

    1238 mm  |  48 ¾ in

    Opening Height

    940 mm  |  37  in

    Opening Width

    787 mm  |  31  in

    Depth of Shelf

    165 mm  |  6 ½ in

    Stock No. 4203
    Sold

    A good quality Japanned fireplace. The barrel frieze, centre block and jambs featuring, birds, temples and indigenous people. Dark blue/grey background colour. The Japanning is the art of imitating 17th Oriental lacquerwork, using layers of varnish, heat-dried, and then polished, to give an ebonised finish. Early 20th century. (Photo prior to restoration)

  • Stock No. 4196
    + VAT £14,000

    Shelf Width

    1575 mm  |  62  in

    Overall Height

    1267 mm  |  49 ⅞ in

    Opening Height

    978 mm  |  38 ½ in

    Opening Width

    991 mm  |  39  in

    Depth of Shelf

    146 mm  |  5 ¾ in

    Overall Plinths

    1588 mm  |  62 ½ in

    Stock No. 4196
     + VAT £14,000

    An architectural timber fireplace with Eastern influence. The jambs and frieze with Chinese symbols throughout, the plinths and centre block with matching motifs. English, 19th century.

  • Stock No. 4175
    + VAT £8,500

    Shelf Width

    1749 mm  |  68 ⅞ in

    Overall Height

    1387 mm  |  54 ⅝ in

    Opening Height

    1073 mm  |  42 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1270 mm  |  50  in

    Depth of Shelf

    210 mm  |  8 ¼ in

    Stock No. 4175
     + VAT £8,500

    A finely carved pine George III style fireplace. The frieze with recurring palmette and bellflowers throughout, with classical urns to end blocks. The jambs with tied ribbons and belldrops. The shelf with dentils and acanthus leaves. English, 20th century. Still painted white and photo’d prior to restoration, however could be stripped and waxed if required.

  • Stock No. 4172
    + VAT £6,500

    Shelf Width

    1718 mm  |  67 ⅝ in

    Overall Height

    1384 mm  |  54 ½ in

    Opening Height

    1070 mm  |  42 ⅛ in

    Opening Width

    1346 mm  |  53  in

    Depth of Shelf

    156 mm  |  6 ⅛ in

    Stock No. 4172
     + VAT £6,500

    A delicate Georgian style fireplace. The fluted frieze with oval paterae and husks to end blocks, the shelf with stiff waterleaf mouldings, beading and dentils. Photo’d prior to restoration – a minor repair required to inside of leg, included in price. English.

  • Stock No. 4169
    + VAT £9,500

    Shelf Width

    1702 mm  |  67  in

    Overall Height

    1441 mm  |  56 ¾ in

    Opening Height

    1092 mm  |  43  in

    Opening Width

    1289 mm  |  50 ¾ in

    Depth of Shelf

    178 mm  |  7  in

    Stock No. 4169
     + VAT £9,500

    An English carved pine fireplace in the Georgian manner. The frieze with carved flowers and foliage with rectangular paterae to ends. The jambs with decorative inner moulding and cascading foliage to outside. The shelf with dentils and carving throughout. A beautifully carved piece. 19th century.

  • Stock No. 4168
    + VAT £11,000

    Shelf Width

    1908 mm  |  75 ⅛ in

    Overall Height

    1362 mm  |  53 ⅝ in

    Opening Height

    819 mm  |  32 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1346 mm  |  53  in

    Depth of Shelf

    251 mm  |  9 ⅞ in

    Stock No. 4168
     + VAT £11,000

    A large English carved pine mid Georgian fireplace. The ogee shaped frieze with flowers and scrolled leafwork detail, and leaf inner moulding to frieze and breakleg jambs. The inverted breakfront shelf with carved foliage and flower mouldings. 18th century. Photo taken prior to restoration. Plinths could be added if required, which would raise the height.

  • Stock No. 4076
    + VAT £8,500

    Shelf Width

    1632 mm  |  64 ¼ in

    Overall Height

    1381 mm  |  54 ⅜ in

    Opening Height

    1067 mm  |  42  in

    Opening Width

    1238 mm  |  48 ¾ in

    Depth of Shelf

    152 mm  |  6  in

    Stock No. 4076
     + VAT £8,500

    A good quality pine fireplace in the Georgian style. The legs with carved bell flowers, surmounted by classical urn. The frieze with swags, drapery and tied ribbons, surmounted by moulded shelf with decorative beading. English, 19th century.

  • Stock No. 4065
    + VAT £7,500

    Shelf Width

    1553 mm  |  61 ⅛ in

    Overall Height

    1349 mm  |  53 ⅛ in

    Opening Height

    1029 mm  |  40 ½ in

    Opening Width

    1022 mm  |  40 ¼ in

    Depth of Shelf

    159 mm  |  6 ¼ in

    Stock No. 4065
     + VAT £7,500

    An English wood fireplace in the Georgian manner. The fluted frieze with carved urn to centre tablet adorned with carved beading, the tapering, panelled jambs with bellflowers and tied ribbons, surmounted Athenian leaf to end block. Moulded shelf above. English, late 19th century. (Some minor repair work needed to plinths, which is included in price.)

  • Stock No. 4047
    On Reserve

    Shelf Width

    1810 mm  |  71 ¼ in

    Overall Height

    1375 mm  |  54 ⅛ in

    Opening Height

    1048 mm  |  41 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1149 mm  |  45 ¼ in

    Depth of Shelf

    197 mm  |  7 ¾ in

    Stock No. 4047
    On Reserve

    An English carved pine fireplace in the Georgian style. The frieze with centre blocking featuring carved flowers and foliage, flanked by eagle heads and scrollwork. The jambs with decorative inner moulding and cascading foliage to outside. The shelf with egg and tongue carving throughout. (Photo prior to full restoration.)

  • Stock No. 4027
    + VAT £6,500

    Shelf Width

    1594 mm  |  62 ¾ in

    Overall Height

    1378 mm  |  54 ¼ in

    Opening Height

    1070 mm  |  42 ⅛ in

    Opening Width

    1089 mm  |  42 ⅞ in

    Depth of Shelf

    203 mm  |  8  in

    Stock No. 4027
     + VAT £6,500

    A carved pine fireplace with a late Georgian influence. Three carved flower paterae to frieze, rams head urn side blockings, and tied ribbon bellflower drops to jambs. Carved leaf inner moulding, and egg and tongue carving to moulded shelf. Circa 1900.

  • Stock No. 4015
    On Reserve

    Shelf Width

    1556 mm  |  61 ¼ in

    Overall Height

    1394 mm  |  54 ⅞ in

    Opening Height

    1026 mm  |  40 ⅜ in

    Opening Width

    1111 mm  |  43 ¾ in

    Depth of Shelf

    200 mm  |  7 ⅞ in

    Stock No. 4015
    On Reserve

    A very pretty painted timber fireplace with particularly fine detailing. The frieze with ring pattern interspersed with flowers, the inner moulding of unusual acorn and bellflower design, rope moulding to inside of jambs, Greek key and water leaf mouldings to frieze. Pine with fine gesso detailing. Circa 1900.

  • Stock No. 3992
    + VAT £6,500

    Shelf Width

    1530 mm  |  60 ¼ in

    Overall Height

    1397 mm  |  55  in

    Opening Height

    1067 mm  |  42  in

    Opening Width

    1000 mm  |  39 ⅜ in

    Depth of Shelf

    178 mm  |  7  in

    Stock No. 3992
     + VAT £6,500

    An English Neo-classical pine fireplace. The centre blocking with carved urn and drapery, flanked by oval paterae and fluting. The tapering legs with tied ribbons and bellflowers, with Greek key detailing to base. Carved acanthus leaves to inner moulding. The shelf with dentils and carved moulding above. 19th century. (Photo prior to restoration which is included in price.)

  • Stock No. 3969
    + VAT £4,500

    Shelf Width

    1702 mm  |  67  in

    Overall Height

    1416 mm  |  55 ¾ in

    Opening Height

    1099 mm  |  43 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1210 mm  |  47 ⅝ in

    Depth of Shelf

    137 mm  |  5 ⅜ in

    Stock No. 3969
     + VAT £4,500

    An 19th century pine and gesso fireplace. The centre panel lattice basket of flowers juxtaposed by flowered drops, swags to side panels, and urns to end blockings. Acanthus leaf capitals and bellflower drops to panelled jambs with leaf panel moulding. Beaded inner leg moulding and leaf mouldings to moulded shelf.

  • Stock No. 3965
    + VAT £11,000

    Shelf Width

    1378 mm  |  54 ¼ in

    Overall Height

    1429 mm  |  56 ¼ in

    Opening Height

    1124 mm  |  44 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1099 mm  |  43 ¼ in

    Depth of Shelf

    159 mm  |  6 ¼ in

    Stock No. 3965
     + VAT £11,000

    A good quality and unusual early 19th century pine fireplace. The carved centre plaque depicting the Aesop’s fable of “The Dog and Its Reflection.” The frieze with swags and floral garlands with tied ribbons to side panels. Fluted and carved leaf detailing to jambs. Carved leaf and dart moulding to shelf. Scottish, from a mill house near Edinburgh.

  • Stock No. 3951
    + VAT £15,000

    Shelf Width

    1851 mm  |  72 ⅞ in

    Overall Height

    1448 mm  |  57  in

    Opening Height

    1130 mm  |  44 ½ in

    Opening Width

    1308 mm  |  51 ½ in

    Depth of Shelf

    187 mm  |  7 ⅜ in

    Stock No. 3951
     + VAT £15,000

    A fine quality 18th century carved pine and lime fireplace in the manner of Robert Adam. The frieze with centre plaque of flowers and foliage, juxtaposed by a demi-urn and scrolled foliage, and carved side blockings with classical urns. The shelf with dentil, oval rosettes, acanthus leaf and unusual Greek key mouldings. Scottish, circa 1770. Photographed prior to restoration (restoration included in the sale price).

  • Stock No. 3916
    + VAT £6,800

    Shelf Width

    1470 mm  |  57 ⅞ in

    Overall Height

    1257 mm  |  49 ½ in

    Opening Height

    944 mm  |  37  in

    Opening Width

    1016 mm  |  40  in

    Depth of Shelf

    191 mm  |  7 ½ in

    Overall Plinths

    1321 mm  |  52  in

    Stock No. 3916
     + VAT £6,800

    A carved English pine fireplace. The jambs with carved bellflowers surmounted by cartouche. The frieze with central blocking featuring heavily carved flowers, acorns and leaf work, flanked by scrollwork. The shelf with dentils throughout, and acanthus leaves above.

  • Stock No. 3908
    + VAT £8,500

    Shelf Width

    1876 mm  |  73 ⅞ in

    Overall Height

    1260 mm  |  49 ⅝ in

    Opening Height

    921 mm  |  36 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1549 mm  |  61  in

    Depth of Shelf

    254 mm  |  10  in

    Stock No. 3908
     + VAT £8,500

    A well carved English pine fireplace. The intricate centre blocking featuring wreath, ribbons and foliage, flanked by barrelled frieze adorned with oak leaves. The jambs with acanthus leaves to inner moulding and carved belldrops. The shelf with dentils and moulding above. Plinths have been previously amended to accept hearth – all necessary restoration included in price. English, late 19th / early 20th century.

  • Stock No. 3907
    + VAT £7,500

    Shelf Width

    1838 mm  |  72 ⅜ in

    Overall Height

    1578 mm  |  62 ⅛ in

    Opening Height

    1200 mm  |  47 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1334 mm  |  52 ½ in

    Depth of Shelf

    191 mm  |  7 ½ in

    Stock No. 3907
     + VAT £7,500

    A painted, faux marble wood and gesso fireplace in the Adam style. The jambs with cascading drapery, surmounted by neo-classical urns. The frieze with belldrop swags, tied ribbons and paterae throughout. The breakfront shelf with beading below.

  • Stock No. 3897
    + VAT £12,000

    Shelf Width

    1667 mm  |  65 ⅝ in

    Overall Height

    1426 mm  |  56 ⅛ in

    Opening Height

    1051 mm  |  41 ⅜ in

    Opening Width

    940 mm  |  37  in

    Depth of Shelf

    187 mm  |  7 ⅜ in

    Stock No. 3897
     + VAT £12,000

    A very fine period 18th century pine fireplace in the Adam style. The frieze with carved wheat husks tied with ribbon interspersed with fluting, with decorative rosette paterae to end blockings. The jambs with carved bellflowers, scrollwork and flowers, surmounted by finely carved urns and foliage. The shelf with dentils and stiff acanthus leaves throughout.

  • Stock No. 3882
    + VAT £10,500

    Shelf Width

    1842 mm  |  72 ½ in

    Overall Height

    1734 mm  |  68 ¼ in

    Opening Height

    1308 mm  |  51 ½ in

    Opening Width

    1575 mm  |  62  in

    Depth of Shelf

    229 mm  |  9  in

    Stock No. 3882
     + VAT £10,500

    A large and rustic antique wood fireplace. The carved frieze with foliage and cartouche to centre, the legs with scrolls and cascading fruit. Moulded shelf above. English, mid Georgian (circa 1740). Currently in its rustic state, prior to any restoration.

  • Stock No. 3809
    + VAT £3,250

    Shelf Width

    1949 mm  |  76 ¾ in

    Overall Height

    1238 mm  |  48 ¾ in

    Opening Height

    1035 mm  |  40 ¾ in

    Opening Width

    1530 mm  |  60 ¼ in

    Depth of Shelf

    102 mm  |  4  in

    Stock No. 3809
     + VAT £3,250

    An unusual, shaped oak fireplace. The frieze with carved shell to centre and floral embellishments to ends. Moulded jambs. Photo taken prior to restoration.

  • Stock No. 3808
    + VAT £4,500

    Shelf Width

    1537 mm  |  60 ½ in

    Overall Height

    1448 mm  |  57  in

    Opening Height

    1124 mm  |  44 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1130 mm  |  44 ½ in

    Depth of Shelf

    210 mm  |  8 ¼ in

    Stock No. 3808
     + VAT £4,500

    An English pine fireplace in the Georgian style. The frieze carved with swags, flowers and berries.The break-leg jambs with carving to ingrounds, the shelf with egg and tongue moulding. 20th century.

  • Stock No. 3765
    + VAT £12,500

    Shelf Width

    1778 mm  |  70  in

    Overall Height

    1473 mm  |  58  in

    Opening Height

    1156 mm  |  45 ½ in

    Opening Width

    1143 mm  |  45  in

    Depth of Shelf

    258 mm  |  10  in

    Overall Plinths

    1537 mm  |  60 ½ in

    Stock No. 3765
     + VAT £12,500

    A heavily carved English timber fireplace. The jambs with inlaid panel of carved fruit and flowers surmounted by carved brackets with cartouche, flower and scrolls. The frieze with basket of flowers to centre flanked by scrolled leaf work. The shelf with egg and tongue moulding with acanthus leaves. English, 19th century.

  • Stock No. 3732
    + VAT £16,000

    Shelf Width

    1676 mm  |  66  in

    Overall Height

    1588 mm  |  62 ½ in

    Opening Height

    1181 mm  |  46 ½ in

    Opening Width

    1257 mm  |  49 ½ in

    Depth of Shelf

    216 mm  |  8 ½ in

    Stock No. 3732
     + VAT £16,000

    A very good quality late 18th century carved pine English fireplace. The centre panel with carved quiver, foliage and ribbons, with running scrolled foliage and paterae to frieze. Pediment shelf with egg and tongue, ribbon and stiff acanthus leaf mouldings. The jambs with carved egg and tongue with alternate shells. (Photo prior to full restoration)

  • Stock No. 3730
    + VAT £8,500

    Shelf Width

    1943 mm  |  76 ½ in

    Overall Height

    1416 mm  |  55 ¾ in

    Opening Height

    1105 mm  |  43 ½ in

    Opening Width

    1321 mm  |  52  in

    Depth of Shelf

    171 mm  |  6 ¾ in

    Stock No. 3730
     + VAT £8,500

    A large English wood fireplace in the Georgian style. The carved frieze with drapery and pateras, with centre blocking featuring quiver and foliage. The panelled jambs with carved bellflowers, surmounted by urn end blocking. Carved inner leg moulding. The breakfronted shelf with carved acanthus leaf bed moulding. 19th century.

  • Stock No. 3683
    + VAT £5,950

    Shelf Width

    1530 mm  |  60 ¼ in

    Overall Height

    1353 mm  |  53 ¼ in

    Opening Height

    997 mm  |  39 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1054 mm  |  41 ½ in

    Depth of Shelf

    203 mm  |  8  in

    Stock No. 3683
     + VAT £5,950

    A 19th century English mahogany fireplace. The frieze inlaid with swags and bell drops, the centre panel with plaque featuring figures and foliage. The jambs with inlaid double panels and delicate bell drops, surmounted by bust and laurel wreath. The fireplace has been lacquered, heat-dried and then polished giving it a smooth glossy finish.

  • Stock No. 3647
    + VAT £12,500

    Shelf Width

    2070 mm  |  81 ½ in

    Overall Height

    1480 mm  |  58 ¼ in

    Opening Height

    1048 mm  |  41 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1365 mm  |  53 ¾ in

    Depth of Shelf

    210 mm  |  8 ¼ in

    Stock No. 3647
     + VAT £12,500

    An imposing period English Regency pine fireplace. The finely carved jambs featuring urns and swags surmounted by carved rams heads, the end blockings with carved round paterae, the frieze with delicately carved floral scrolls and winged mythological figures and urn to centre. Moulded breakfront shelf. Early 19th century.

  • Stock No. 3558
    + VAT £3,950

    Shelf Width

    1638 mm  |  64 ½ in

    Overall Height

    1226 mm  |  48 ¼ in

    Opening Height

    997 mm  |  39 ¼ in

    Opening Width

    1270 mm  |  50  in

    Depth of Shelf

    337 mm  |  13 ¼ in

    Stock No. 3558
     + VAT £3,950

    A French Louis XVI style wood fireplace with composition enrichments. The stop-fluted jambs with tapering, half rounded columns, surmounted by finely carved acanthus leaf capitals. The frieze with guilloche composition throughout. Moulded, shaped shelf. Currently stripped but could be painted if required. 20th century.

  • Stock No. 3530
    + VAT £2,500

    Shelf Width

    1676 mm  |  66  in

    Overall Height

    1295 mm  |  51  in

    Opening Height

    991 mm  |  39  in

    Opening Width

    1397 mm  |  55  in

    Depth of Shelf

    152 mm  |  6  in

    Stock No. 3530
     + VAT £2,500

    An English pine fireplace with fluted frieze surmounted by dentil cornice and moulded shelf. 20th century.

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