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Fireplaces in the bathroom

Fireplaces in the bathroom

It feels like the last word in luxury - a fireplace in the bathroom. Imagine soaking in the tub, while dancing flames reflect against the cool white...

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What can I put above my mantelpiece?

What can I put above my mantelpiece?

You have a beautiful antique fireplace, complete with fireplace accessories such as a grate, fender, and firetools. However, it still doesn't feel...

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Two famous fireplaces: the White House and Number 10

Two famous fireplaces: the White House and Number 10

When our new Prime Minister, Theresa May, met US Secretary of State John Kerry a few days ago, they were photographed in front of a fireplace in...

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Faces in the fire  caryatids and other carvings

Faces in the fire caryatids and other carvings

We see several recurring motifs in our fireplaces, and one of the most fascinating and compelling designs is that of the human face. Caryatids,...

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A fireplace for a Chelsea garden orangery

A fireplace for a Chelsea garden orangery

It's that time of year when all gardeners' thoughts turn to Chelsea. More surprisingly, Thornhill Galleries has also been busy in a Chelsea garden...

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Fantastic beasts - found on the fireplace!

Fantastic beasts - found on the fireplace!

This Easter, we're glued to the newly-released DVD of J K Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them; and it's inspired us to...

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What's the right age of antique fireplace for your home?

What's the right age of antique fireplace for your home?

The idea of finding an antique fireplace that's contemporary with your home is an appealing one. The fireplace is such an integral part of the design...

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A piece of art: inlays in antique fireplaces

A piece of art: inlays in antique fireplaces

If you're looking for a bespoke, reproduction or antique fireplace that's eye-catching without being too distracting, a surround made from...

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An antique marble fireplace at Olympia

An antique marble fireplace at Olympia

Our beautiful Breche Violette fireplace has just returned from an Olympian adventure! London interior design house Studio Duggan was...

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Simply perfect

Simply perfect

Simple is beautiful.  An antique fireplace with clean lines and an unfussy design can really enhance a room without overpowering it. A...

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Go Gothic with a Revival fireplace

Go Gothic with a Revival fireplace

The Gothic Revival style is having another revival! The combination of dramatic fireplaces, deep rich colours, and medieval motifs...

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Winter warmers  our favourite fireside treats

Winter warmers our favourite fireside treats

Winter's here, and as you can imagine, the team at Thornhill likes to gather around the fireside of a cold evening. There's nothing like indulging in...

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Decorating your antique fireplace for Christmas

Decorating your antique fireplace for Christmas

An antique fireplace gives you a real advantage when it comes to decorating your home for Christmas. You have a ready-made focal...

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Antique fireplaces for natural decorative schemes

Antique fireplaces for natural decorative schemes

It's wonderful to come home to a relaxing, natural-feeling space. A natural design scheme is subtle and understated. The palette uses gentle tones...

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Marvellous marble fireplaces

Marvellous marble fireplaces

We've just written about our beautiful Breche Violette fireplace's adventures at Olympia, so we thought we'd introduce you to some of our other...

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How to choose the right antique fireplace

How to choose the right antique fireplace

Are you looking for the right antique fireplace for your home? Here's a checklist of things to think about during your search.What style of antique...

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