A simply carved Tudor Revival Horton Stone Chimneypiece hewn from five blocks of stone. The only decoration is the elegant spandrels featuring a carved decoration of Tudor Roses to the corners from which emanate trailing leaves. This frames the softly rounded opening. English, circa 1930.
Notes: Horton stone is a limestone named after quarries at Hornton in north-west Oxfordshire. It is typically a rich tawny brown in colour, with natural
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