Description: Canted rectangle; twisted rope edging (top and sides); initials in triad to left of date (7 reversed), all between two twisted rope saltires.
Notes: The distinctive form of the number '5' has been seen on another fireback indicating a common source.
Inscription: RAE [triad] 1657
Current location: in private hands, Lindfield, West Sussex, England.
Description: Canted rectangle with twisted rope edging; uneven, individually stamped letters and numerals, the initials separating the two parts of the date, which are raised slightly higher; dots are stamped on each side of each half of the date and between the initials; a twisted rope saltire at each end of the inscription.
Notes: The plate above the inscription is a repair, as are the rivets either side of the crack.
Inscription: ·16· M · N ·59·
Current location: in private hands, Upper Beeding, West Sussex, England.