The strict Palladian proportions of this Portland stone fireplace, with its crisp mouldings and carved hipped shelf, echo a number of English and Irish house facades of the early 18th Century. The inspired work of Andrea Palladio (1508–1580) was revived and popularised in England by William Kent.
External Height 70 inches (177.8cm) Width 71 1/2 inches (181.6cm)
Internal Height 43 3/4 inches (111.2cm) Width 45 inches (114.4cm)
Depth 9 5/8 inches (24.5cm)