Eight magnificent fireplaces to fire your living room ideas

Amelia Thorpe rounds up the latest stoves and fireplaces.

Arada: Hot colour

Teaming warm colour with clean-burning credentials, the compact Farringdon Small Eco stove in Spice exceeds Ecodesign standards when burning wood or solid fuel. Shown here with its log store.

£1,611 from Arada — 01297 632050; www.aradastoves.com


Charnwood’s Classic style

Manufactured on the Isle of Wight, the design of the Cranmore wood-burning stove is inspired by the work of neo-Classical architect John Nash, who lived the last years of his life on the island. Featuring clean-burn Blu technology and a clearSkies level 5 rating.

From £1,700 from Charnwood — 01983 537777; www.charnwood.com


Chesneys: Amazing grace

Simple, elegant and graceful, the Chesneys Cirencester design disposes with traditional plinth blocks to give it a more contemporary look. It’s part of their British Materials Collection and can be delivered in different stone finishes; this one is Yorkshire Swaledale Fossil.

From £2,500 — 020–7627 1410; www.chesneys.co.uk

The Cirencester design for the British Materials Collection by Chesneys.

Incidentally, if you’re looking for a way to keep enjoying outdoor living in the winter months, Chesneys have a newly-launched Clean Burn XL garden heater, designed to produce greater heat output and enough warmth for you to enjoy your garden for more of the year. It has a 110cm-wide fire chamber with a panoramic glass window for the best view of the fire.

£1,999 — 020–7627 1410; www.chesneys.co.uk


Haddonstone’s Period piece

Haddonstone offers a range of cast-stone fireplaces, including this Art Deco fireplace with slips and hearth, available in Portland, Bath, Terracotta, Coade or Slate colours.

£1,395 — 01604 770711; www.haddonstone.com


Jamb inspired by the Italian Renaissance

This handsome Roma black marble chimneypiece is based on an Italian Renaissance design from the American Academy of Design in Rome.

£11,760, from Jamb — 020–7730 2122; www.jamb.co.uk


Martin Moore: Custom made

This classical Gothic Rosette fireplace is made in Burgundian limestone by Martin Moore Stone. It can be made to any size to suit your room.

From £3,000 — 0330 311 6574; www.martinmoorestone.com


Renaissance London’s Antique find

This Georgian fire surround is one of a pair, each featuring a finger-fluted frieze, bull’s eye corner blocks and impressive scrolled legs. Made of Bath stone with some restoration work required.

Each fireplace costs £14,000 from Renaissance London — 020–7251 8844; www.renaissancelondon.com


Westland London: Rare piece

This rare Scottish pine and composition chimneypiece, from about 1805, by Richard Foster of Edinburgh features a central tablet depicting Lady Emma Hamilton leaning on a ship’s anchor and gazing out to sea at the distant HMS Victory, the ship on which Lord Nelson would meet his heroic end. This scene is surrounded by a profusion of seashells and seaweed, as a celebration of the Scottish coast.

Price on application from Westland London — 020 7739 8094; www.westlandlondon.com