Description: Rectangle; no edging; date just above centre; initials above date.
Notes: The disparity between the quality of the stamping of the date and initials may be because the date has been stamped from a single block. There are stylistic similarities with the memorial plate to John and Ann Luck, dated 1771, in Wadhurst church porch, Sussex.
Inscription: I H / 1776
- Decoration tags:
- rectangular (shape)
- none (edging)
- carved stamps
- individual letters
- individual numbers
Manufactured: in 1776 in the Weald area of England.
Current location: Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Kent, England.
Museum number: NT/SCO/oc/M/190 (part of the National Trust museum group)
Citation: Hodgkinson, J. S., 2010, British Cast-Iron Firebacks of the 16th to Mid-18th Centuries (Crawley, Hodgers Books).
- Attached to series:
- Date & initials firebacks