Fireplace Hearths and Fenders
The hearth is half of a fireplace and we make the largest and most varied range of hearths that you can find anywhere.
We make a huge range of tiled fireplace hearths and offer a fully bespoke service at no extra cost.
We also supply Slate, Granite, Marble, Sandstone and Limestone hearths in a wide range of designs
All of our hearths can be made to be suitable for solid fuels or for use with a stove, gas or electric fire.
Quarry Tiles are robust unglazed tiles that are very hard wearing and are available in three colours.
They are highly durable, not at all porous and are a great product for making fireplace hearths.
A quarry tile hearth is one of the few products for your home that you can buy that will look as good in 20 years time.
Our fireplace tiles are Earthenware with a finished in a range of period glazes. We can offer a good range of standard colours and also can do a degree of colour matching. We can make tiled hearths in almost any shape or size. Fenders or kerbs can be incorporated into the hearth if required.
Fireplace tiles have rounded edges incorporated into them that makes them distinctive from other tiles. Traditionally fireplace tiles are twice fired and more robust than a wall tile.
We make hearths from 6 x 2 inch and 6 x 3 inch tiles in a variety of patterns from brick-like cross-bonded layouts to herringbone arrangements.
They are all available in our usual range of period glazes.
A kerb is an upright raised edge around the edge of a hearth to contain ash and dust. It was a common feature in fireplace hearths from the 1920s onwards.
Fenders or kerbs can be incorporated into our hearths if required.
We make the raised edge tiles for these kerbs and fenders in different versions to enable us to make hearths with raised kerbs in a wide range of shapes.
Tiled fenders were common throughout the first half of the 20th century in the UK when hearths were tiled, laid flush to the level of wooden floors.
Fenders stop stray ash or coals from the fire singing the floorboards or rugs. They also hide the boundary betwen the floor and the hearth.
We make tiled fenders to order in any of our standard colours and to any practicable size.
Black stone is still a popular choice for fireplace hearths. For use with a solid fuel fire we would cut it into sections and then rejoin it to prevent the heat of a coal fire cracking it.
Black granite fireplace hearths have become very popular in the last 25 years with cheaper stones available mainly from China. Granite hearths are hard-wearing and have a high gloss finish. Slate is a much softer material, with a matt finish
We can offer a large range of both natural and man-made marbles for fireplace hearths.
Marble hearths are generally "Boxed Flush" or "Boxed and Lipped" with a small chamfer to the top edge of the hearth but we can make them with a range of edge profiles and in any shape.
We can supply hearths in a number of different limestones. Dolomite Verde is dark green with fossil inclusions and is highly suitable for hearths.
Other limestones are creamy coloured with no veining or more mottled with lots of small inclusions but we would not generally recommend these for solid fuel use since they are porous and will get marked by an open fire.
We sell a range of metal fenders as well as the tiled fenders on our fireplace tile website
These metal fenders can come in black steel or be brass coated.
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