THE BROOKING NATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL MUSEUM
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A good example of an early cast-
Until recently, chimney-
Down the years the variety seems endless. There are dog-
Heat where it matters (above) this range of fire-
How heat was handled
Guest room (right) this bespoke Gothic register grate front is from a smaller bedroom at St Pancras Station Hotel, designed by George Gilbert Scott, circa 1873. By this date fine detailed designs could be produced in cast iron.
Interesting projecting register grate (right) a less common design of the late 19th century intended to throw heat into the room. The cast iron is enriched with brass embellishment. From Holbrook House, Shalford, Surrey, circa 1895.
A bold, early Victorian register grate (above) from the drawing room at 22, Stoke Road, Guildford, Surrey, demolished in 1972. It illustrates the transition between the refined designs of the Regency period and the ubiquitous arched register grate of the early Victorian era.
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