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Steel grates were expensive items of fashionable use and decoration during the 18th Century. In 1778, Mrs. Lybbe Powys drew attention to a ‘sweet steel grate’ at Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire, which cost the large sum of £95, equivalent to £8,000 today.

Height 27 inches (68.5cm) Width 25 inches (64.7cm)
Depth 14 5/8 inches (37.2cm)