Large Simple Stone 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 Rammelt Mantel

The Rammelt Mantel

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Based on an 18th cetury design the Rammelt has block feet, flowing reeded jambs, block capitals, a plain frieze and a three tier moulded edge to the shelf.

£1295 Semi Reggio

£1360 Crema Limestone

£1610 Carrara Marble

£2830 Sivec Marble

£ n/a Dolomite Verde

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    57 inches (145 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    44.5 inches (112 cm)
  • Opening Width
    36 inches (91.5 cm)
  • Opening Height
    34 inches (86 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    52.5 inches (134 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    11.5 inches (29 cm)
  • Rebate
    5 inches (13 cm)
  • Shown in Portuguese Limestone
  • Dorchester fire basket £180
The William Mantel

The William Mantel

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An example of how good design will always endure. This piece, with its bolection detailing was based on an original of around 1730.

The legs are angled and recessed and the plinth returns to a square interior. Now, it has been adapted to a modern design and offers a simple yet effective frame for a fireplace.

£1395 Semi Reggio

£1535 Crema Limestone

£1680 Carrara Marble

£2730 Sivec Marble

£ n/a Dolomite Verde

  • Size
  • Overall Width
    57.5 inches (146 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    44.75 inches (114 cm)
  • Opening Width with slips
    35 inches (89 cm)
  • Opening Height
    34 inches (86.5 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    58 inches (147 cm))
  • Rebate
    0 inches (0cm)
  • Shown in Portuguese Limestone
  • Shown with a basket on a hearth
The Charlotte Mantel

The Charlotte Mantel

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Originally dating from the 1830's, this style of mantel was revived by the Edwardians.

In contrast to the Flat Victorian, the frieze spans both the aperture and the jambs, showing the marble to great advantage.

£780 Semi Reggio

£830 Crema Limestone

£870 Carrara Marble

£1495 Sivec Marble

£870 Dolomite Verde

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    58 inches (147 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    44.25 inches (112.5 cm)
  • Opening Width
    35 inches (89 cm)
  • Opening Height
    36 inches (91.5 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    52 inches (132 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    9 inches 23( cm)
  • Rebate
    1.5 inches (4cm)
  • Shown in Carrara Marble
  • Shown with an Edwardian fireplace insert
  • Shown with a slate hearth
The Catherine Mantel

The Catherine Mantel

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The Catherine mantel has simple legs with an arched frieze and a plain back panel included. It's charming simplicity lends itself to most 20th century house interiors displaying the natural beauty of the chosen stone.

Due to its contruction this mantel and back panel is only suitable for use with a gas fire.

It would need to be split and slabbed for use with solid fuel (P.O.A.)

£815 Semi Reggio

£850 Crema Limestone

£905 Carrara Marble

£1270 Sivec Marble

£905 Dolomite Verde

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    58 inches (147 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    41 inches (105 cm)
  • Opening Width
    16.5 inches (42 cm)
  • Opening Height
    22.5 inches (58 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    52 inches (132 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    7.5 inches (20 cm)
  • Rebate
    1.5 inches (4 cm)
  • Shown in Sivec Marble
  • Matching Sivec Marble 54 inch hearth £300 (will vary depending on stone chosen)
  • Brass trim £35
  • Bauhaus fret (antique finish) £55
  • Clay fire back £45
  • Verine VFIII gas insert £175
The Arts and Crafts Mantel

The Arts and Crafts Mantel

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An imposing Arts and Crafts Fireplace Mantel with tapered leg detail. It's classical lines are equally suited to period and modern settings.

The Arts and Crafts movement stressed craft values and simplicity as a reaction to industrialisation.

In Scotland, Charles Rennie Mackintosh developed a distinctive look which is reflected in the Clyde basket shown with this surround.

£710 Semi Reggio

£850 Crema Limestone

£905 Carrara Marble

£1275 Sivec Marble

£905 Dolomite Verde

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    59 inches (150 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    43 inches 109.5( cm)
  • Opening Width at Top
    36.5 inches (91 cm)
  • Opening Width Bottom
    35 inches (89 cm)
  • Opening Height
    35 inches (89 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    51.75 inches (132 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    9 inches (23 cm)
  • Rebate
    1.5 inches (4cm)
  • Shown in Dolomite Verde
  • Shown with slate slips £150
  • Shown with standard sized Quarry Tile hearth £125
  • Clyde basket (full polish) (from JIG) £170
The Edwardian Panelled Mantel

The Edwardian Panelled Mantel

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Solid and imposing, reflecting the pomp and circumstance of Edwardian times.

This mantel has raised and fielded panels in the jambs, frieze and corner blocks. The shelf has a concave scotia moulding whilst the legs have quadrant outer returns.

£2210 Semi Reggio

£2310 Crema Limestone

£2865 Carrara Marble

£3705 Sivec Marble

£n/a Dolomite Verde

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    63 inches (160 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    47.25 inches (120 cm)
  • Opening Width
    36 inches (91.5 cm)
  • Opening Height
    37 inches (94 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    58.25 inches (148 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    10 inches (25.5 cm)
  • Rebate
    3 inches (8cm)
  • Shown here in Limestone.
  • A Douglas tiled insert with laural wreath canopy completes the setting.
  • Shown with a hearth