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Fireplaces by Chesney's


The Chesney’s collection of hand carved marble and stone fireplaces is internationally recognised as the most comprehensive to be found anywhere.


The range incorporates both historic and contemporary designs. The historical collections provide a lexicon of fireplace designs spanning the past four centuries. Renaissance, Elizabethan, Baroque, Palladian and Neo-classical styles are all represented with extensive collections of British Georgian, Regency, Victorian and Edwardian fireplaces appearing within the range.



Chesney’s also offer a bespoke service for the manufacture of historic fireplaces which can be selected from an archive of many hundreds of antique examples or copied from client’s drawings or photographs. Every fireplace in the Chesney’s collection is characterised by the historical authenticity of its design and the outstanding quality of its craftsmanship and materials.

The contemporary collection includes fireplace designs by leading fashion, interiors and furniture designers and features the work of household names such as Jasper Conran and Jane Churchill. New designs are regularly added to reflect the changing tastes in interior design and Chesney’s is widely seen as the leading influence in the development of domestic fireplace design.

We also offer the manufacture of modern fireplace designs on a bespoke basis, a service that is extremely popular with our Interior Designer and Architect clients.



Antique Fire Surrounds & Grates

For over a quarter of a century Chesney’s has been one of the world’s leading dealers in antique fireplaces, restoring chimneypieces and grates at its workshops in central London.

Contemporary Fireplace Collection

The Chesney’s Contemporary collection combines simple modern design with clear architectural form in a series of designs that ensure that the fireplace remains the focus of the room.

Designer Fireplace Collection

Chesney’s have a long history of collaboration with leading designers from the fields of fashion, furniture and interior design. These collections have formed an important addition to the rich tradition of domestic fireplace design.

Victorian Fireplace Collection

A new freedom in the use of architectural form and ornamentation emerged in the Victorian age which is reflected in the fireplace designs of the period.

Regency Fireplace Collection

It is the pleasing combination of scale and simplicity that makes the Regency fireplace an ideal choice for modern and period rooms, with its restrained ornamentation and simple construction.

Georgian Fireplace Collection

Georgian fireplace design was based on the classical orders and followed strict rules of proportion whilst employing a rich and varied range of decorative devices.

Lutyens Fireplace Collection

These chimneypieces by Sir Edwin Lutyens have been carefully chosen to show his unique ability to translate the traditional architectural vocabulary into new forms that successfully combine classicism and modernity.

Soane Fireplace Collection

A collection of exact replicas of designs for chimneypieces selected from the archives of the world famous Sir John Soane’s Museum and reproduced by Chesneys under exclusive licence from the museum.

Architectural Collection

The term “architectural” is used to describe a fireplace which is well proportioned and which has clearly defined strong lines.

French & Italian Fireplaces Collection

The French fireplace is characterised by its proportions – lower and deeper than those of an English fireplace, and by its decoration – particularly when displaying the exuberant Rococo style.

En Trumeau Fireplace Collection

An “en trumeau” French fireplace will enhance the architecture of any large room. The term en trumeau describes a decorative panel, mirror or the continued section of a fireplace sitting above the mantel shelf.

Heritage Fireplace Collection

The Heritage Collection displays the twin qualities of outstanding craftsmanship and integrity of design that are the hallmark of every Chesney's fireplace.

Chesney's Historical Collections

Over the past 30 years Chesney’s has acquired a worldwide reputation as the premier resource for the finest antique chimneypieces and for its unrivalled collection of historically authentic facsimile chimneypieces.

Soane Fireplaces Archive

Under an exclusive licensing agreement with Sir John Soane's Museum, Chesney's can reproduce to order a facsimile of any chimneypiece contained within the museum's archive.

Antique Archive

Over the past 25 years Chesney's has bought and sold some of the very finest and most important chimneypieces to come on the market.

Directory

A definitive contemporary manual for anyone wishing to design an architecturally correct period chimneypiece. It continues the rich tradition of architectural pattern books established during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and exemplified by works such as “The Chimneypiece maker’s Daily Assistant” by John Crunden.

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Fireplaces

Fireplaces, Baskets/Grates and Fire Dogs

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Bespoke Fireplaces

Fully bespoke period fireplaces

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Trade Fireplaces

6 small stone fireplace designs

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Fireside Accessories

Screens, Tools and Log Holders

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Acres Farm
Acres Farm

Acres Farm has been manufacturing Club Fenders since 1979. The business is family-owned and run and the fenders are made in our ancient thatched barn by our own skilled team.

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