This white marble fireplace of strong architectural form is after a design by Sir John Soane (1753–1837), who had adapted an earlier design of Inigo Jones. The rectangular moulded shelf above a plain heavily and deeply moulded frieze with a geometric design continuing down the jambs. The original antique chimneypiece was at the Bank of England.
External Height 52 1/2 in (133.5cm) Width 71 7/8 in (182.3cm)
Internal Height 42 in (106.7 cm) Width 42 in (106.7cm)
Depth 7 1/4 in (18.1cm)