Description: Rectangular; plain plate with three stamps of an iron firedog with a twisted design on the neck, a primitive face on the terminal and a shield bearing initials RW.
Notes: The letters RW are said to relate to Richard Woodman, ironmaster and Protestant martyr, who resided at Cralle Place, and who operated Cralle furnace. A near-identical firedog was discovered at Bridge Cottage, Uckfield, Sussex.
Current location: Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, Hastings, East Sussex, England.
Museum number: 909.94 (part of the Hastings Museum museum group)
- Attached to series:
- Firedog stamp firebacks