Description: Canted rectangle; twisted rope edging (top and sides); repeated scroll strip stamp along each side; date, top centre, between two fleurs de lys; initial below each fleur, with a fleur below each initial.
Notes: A damaged variant (see Fireback no. 235), probably with six fleurs, no initials, dated 1694, is also known. Formerly at Great House, Llanllowell, Monmouthshire.
Inscription: 1692 / T B
- Decoration tags:
- canted rectangular (shape)
- rope (edging)
- simple stamps
- carved stamps
- individual letters
- individual numbers
Manufactured: in 1692 possibly in the South Wales area of Wales.
Current location: St Fagans Castle, St Fagans, Glamorgan, Wales.
Museum number: 42.82 (part of the Welsh National History Museum museum group)
Citation: Hodgkinson, J. S., 2010, British Cast-Iron Firebacks of the 16th to Mid-18th Centuries (Crawley, Hodgers Books).
- Attached to series:
- St Fagans series
- Date & initials firebacks