1. 1271

    1105 x 695 mm

    Description: Rectangular shape; twisted rope edging (top and sides only); central initials, WS, in different character sets, between split date, also in different numeral sets, with a rectangular floral patera repeated at each end; below, and at a slight incline to the right, a horizontal twisted rope dividing the plate. The '5' of the date has been stamped in reverse.

    Notes: A boldly cast fireback with disparate character styles. Probably acquired for the castle in the early-20th century during its refurbishment for Edward Hudson by Edwin Lutyens.

    Inscription: 1 6 W S 7 5 [5 reversed]

    Manufactured: in 1675 in England.

    Current location: Lindisfarne Castle, Holy Island, Northumberland, England.

    Museum number: 511616 (part of the National Trust museum group)