Description: Arched rectangular shape; rebated fillet edging; shield, helm, crest and mantling of the family of Barttelot of Stopham, Sussex.
Notes: The shield is divided into eight quarters (from left) top: Barttelot, Stopham, Lewknor, Doyley; bottom: Tregoz, Camoys, Walton and Sykeston; arms granted in this form in 1616. Walter Bartlett/Barttelot ran Pallingham furnace in the early 17th century, suggesting a possible place of manufacture.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Arms: Barttelot of Stopham
Current location: Hall Place, Bexley, Kent, England.
Museum number: 1931.21.005 (part of the Sussex Archaeological Society museum group)
- Attached to series:
- Personal armorial firebacks