Arched Mantels

Marble mantles were common throughout the Victorian era, with Carrara marble perhaps the most popular choice. Limestone provides a more contemporary interpretation of the traditional styles shown here.

Mantels with product codes beginning gesm can be made to order in different sizes. Samples of the stone material can be posted out before an order is taken.

Images and Descriptions of the Marble and Stones

The Albert Mantel

The Albert Mantel

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A generous design dating from around 1860. It has extended corbels with a delicately carved raised leaf motif. There is also panelled relief work on the legs and the arched frieze.

£2715 Semi Reggio

£2860 Crema

£ n/a Dolomite Verde

£3780 Carrara Marble

£4815 Sivec Marble

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    72 inches (183 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    46.25 inches (118 cm)
  • Opening Width
    37.5 inches (95 cm)
  • Opening Height
    35.5 inches (90 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    66.25 inches (168 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    12 inches (30 cm)
  • Rebate
    3 inches (7.5cm)
  • Shown in Sivec Marble
  • Polished Georgian basket £160 (from JIG)
  • 72 inch granite hearth £ P.O.A.
The James Mantel

The James Mantel

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A classically inspired design with moulded block feet, incised relief on the side panels and a keystone with carved fluting.

£1955 Semi Reggio

£2025 Crema

£ n/a Dolomite Verde

£2120 Carrara Marble

£3130 Sivec Marble

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    63 inches (160 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    49.5 inches (126.5 cm)
  • Opening Width
    37 inches (95 cm)
  • Opening Height
    35.5 inches (90.5 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    56.5 inches (144 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    10 inches (25.4 cm)
  • Rebate
    3.5 inches (9cm)
  • Shown in Semi Reggio Limestone
  • Lady Victoria Arched Insert (black) £285
  • 60 inch slate hearth £225
The Pompadour Plat Mantel

The Pompadour Plat Mantel

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A classic French shape with seductive Louis XV curves.

Characteristic of this flamboyant style, both the frieze and the shelf have a serpentine profile.

Combined with a freestanding grate, as shown, this setting is elegant and romantic - the antithesis of minimalism.

£1765 Semi Reggio

£1825 Crema

£ n/a Dolomite Verde

£22105 Carrara Marble

£3160 Sivec Marble

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    47.5 inches (121 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    39.5 inches (100 cm)
  • Opening Width
  • 34 inches (87 cm)
  • Opening Height
  • 31.5 inches (80.5 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    13.5 inches (34.5 cm)
  • Shown in Sivec Marble
  • Shown with a period basket
  • 48 inch slate hearth £175
  • plus back hearth £120
The Tudor Mantel

The Tudor Mantel

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Plain legs mounted by a header forming the shape of the wide angled Tudor arch but without the curves giving a contemporary feel to the classic period shape.

£795 Semi Reggio

£850 Crema

£915 Dolomite Verde

£1250 Carrara Marble

£1375 Sivec Marble

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    58 inches (147 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    42.5 inches (101 cm)
  • Opening Width
    35 inches (89 cm)
  • Opening Height at Centre
    35 inches (89 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    52 inches (132 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    8 inches (20 cm)
  • Rebate
    3.5 inches (9 cm)
  • Shown in Crema Limestone
  • 24" swans nest fire basket £120
  • A Variety of fire dogs available from £45
  • Matching Crema Limestone hearth £160
The Wobern Mantel

The Woburn Mantel

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A mantel with plain shelf and a shallow arched chamfered opening. The legs are plain with no footblocks but with a chamfered outside edge.

£535 Aegean Limestone

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    54 inches (137 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    45.5 inches (115.5 cm)
  • Opening Width
    34.1 inches (86.5 cm)
  • Opening Height
    36 inches (91.5 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    50 inches (127 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    7.9 inches (20 cm)
  • Rebate
    2.8 inches (7 cm)
  • Shown with Crown Arch insert (black)
  • Shown with Decorative gas fire insert
  • Shown with 54 inch granite hearth