Mantels with Corbels

Marble mantles were common throughout the Victorian era, with Carrara marble perhaps the most popular choice. Limestone provides a more contemporary interpretation of the traditional styles shown here.

Mantels with product codes beginning gesm can be made to order in different sizes. Samples of the stone material can be posted out before an order is taken.

Images and Descriptions of the Marble and Stones

The Philip Mantel

The Philip Mantel

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An especially fine quality mantel from a Regency design. Ornately carved acanthus leaves decorate the corbel and the centre plaque.

£4150 Semi Reggio

£4455 Crema

£n/a Dolomite Verde

£4935 Carrara Marble

£5440 Sivec Marble

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    60 inches (152.5 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    45.75 inches (116 cm)
  • Opening Width
    36 inches (91.5 cm)
  • Opening Height
    36 inches (91.5 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    51.5 inches (131 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    9 inches (23 cm)
  • Rebate
    0.75 inches (2.5cm)
  • Shown here in Civic marble
  • Shown with a Hepworth hob grate
  • Shown with a granite hearth
The Victorian Corbel Mantel

The Victorian Corbel Mantel

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The quintessential Victorian mantle with hand carved shell corbels. Designs like this, in marble or stone, would be seen in the drawing rooms and other important areas of Victorian houses, usually in combination with an arched insert or with a tiled insert.

£970 Semi Reggio

£1000 Crema

£n/a Dolomite Verde

£1010 Carrara Marble

£1940 Sivec Marble

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    63 inches ( 160 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    46.25 inches (117 cm)
  • Opening Width
    37 inches (94 cm)
  • Opening Height
    37 inches (94 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    56 inches (142 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    10 inches ( 25.4 cm)
  • Rebate
    1.5 inches (4cm)
  • Shown in Carrara Marble
  • Shown with a Coronet insert £350
  • A fillet to make the fireplace insert fit the 37 inch opening £60
  • 11 tile hearth Quarry tile hearth £150
The Dublin Corbel Mantel

The Dublin Corbel Mantel

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Much of Dublin's architectural finery is neo-classical Georgian, further distinguished by a unique Irish stamp.

This substantial piece has mouldings on the frieze and on the jambs running up in to the curved corbels.

£1730 Semi Reggio

£1800 Crema

£n/a Dolomite Verde

£1930 Carrara Marble

£2845 Sivec Marble

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    66 inches (168 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    47.5 inches (121 cm)
  • Opening Width
    39 inches (99 cm)
  • Opening Height
    39 inches (99 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    58.25 inches (148 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    11 inches (28 cm)
  • Rebate
    1 inches (2.5cm)
  • Shown in Semi Reggio
  • Shown with The Polished Georgian Hob Reproduction Georgian Hobgrate
The Albert Mantel

The Albert Mantel

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A generous design dating from around 1860. It has extended corbels with a delicately carved raised leaf motif. There is also panelled relief work on the legs and the arched frieze.

£1825 Portuguese Limestone

£n/a Dolomite Verde

£2175 Carrara Marble

£2530 Sivec Marble

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    72 inches (183 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    46.25 inches (118 cm)
  • Opening Width
    37.5 inches (95 cm)
  • Opening Height
    35.5 inches (90 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    66.25 inches (168 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    12 inches (30 cm)
  • Rebate
    3 inches (7.5cm)
  • Shown in Sivec Marble
  • Polished Georgian firebasket £170
  • Granite hearth £240
The Dorchester Mantel

The Dorchester Mantel

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This mantel is an Excellent example of Victorian grandeur. It lends importance to any room combining robust lines with fine handworked detailing.

£1520 Semi Reggio

£1575 Crema

£n/a Dolomite Verde

£1750 Carrara Marble

£2730 Sivec Marble

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    72 inches (183 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    46.25 inches (118 cm)
  • Opening Width
    37 inches (94 cm)
  • Opening Height
    37 inches (94 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    63.75 inches (165 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    12 inches (30 cm)
  • Rebate
    1.5 inches (4cm)
  • Shown here in Sivec marble
  • Shown with Tiffany style fireplace insert £295
  • 72 inch granite hearth £ P.O.A.
The Kingston 56 Mantel

The Kingston 56 Mantel

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A mid to late Victorian mantel with impressive ornate extended corbels with a shell motif.

The plain frieze is supported on small brackets at the corner of fireplace opening. Tke Kingston has block feet with a moulded top and moulded edge to the shelf. It would have been found in many a drawing room in middle class Victorian homes.

£808 Aegean Limestone

£861 Carrara Marble

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    56 inches (142 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    44.7 inches (113.5 cm)
  • Opening Width
    36 inches (91.5 cm)
  • Opening Height
    36 inches (91.5 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    51.8 inches (131.5 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    10.2 inches (26 cm)
  • Rebate
    3 inches (7.5 cm)
  • shown with Fitzwilliam fireplace insert (highlighted)
  • Gas fire insert avaialble
  • Shown with 54 inch granite hearth
The Kingston 63 Mantel

The Kingston 63 Mantel

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A mid to late Victorian mantel with impressive ornate extended corbels with a shell motif.

The plain frieze is supported on small brackets at the corner of fireplace opening. Tke Kingston has block feet with a moulded top and moulded edge to the shelf. It would have been found in many a drawing room in middle class Victorian homes.

£975 Carrara Marble

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    63 inches (160 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    48.6 inches (123.5 cm)
  • Opening Width
    39.5 inches (100.5 cm)
  • Opening Height
    39.5 inches (100.5 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    59.1 inches (150 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    10.2 inches (26 cm)
  • Rebate
    3 inches (7.5 cm)
  • Shown with Fitzwilliam fireplace insert (highlighted)
  • Gas fire insert available
  • Shown with 54 inch granite hearth
The Richmond Mantel

The Richmond Mantel

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A middle to late Victorian mantel with block feet on simple legs, moulded capitals with impressive ornate extended corbels with a shell motif.

£510 Aegean Limestone

£550 Carrara Marble

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    54 inches (137 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    45.7 inches (116 cm)
  • Opening Width
    36 inches (91.5 cm)
  • Opening Height
    36 inches (91.5 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    49.6 inches (126 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    8.7 inches (22 cm)
  • Rebate
    2.8 inches (7 cm)
  • Shown with the Gloucester horsehoe fireplace insert
  • Shown with a slate hearth
The Stourhead Mantel

The Stourhead Mantel

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A plain mid Victorian period mantel with curvaceous corbels. It has a plain shelf, frieze and legs with moulded foot blocks.

£595 Aegean Limestone

  • Size
  • Shelf Width
    56 inches (142 cm)
  • Mantel Height
    44.7 inches (113.5 cm)
  • Opening Width
    36 inches (91.5 cm)
  • Opening Height
    36 inches (91.5 cm)
  • Mantel Body Width
    52.6 inches (133.5 cm)
  • Shelf Depth
    9.1 inches (23 cm)
  • Rebate
    2.8 inches (7 cm)
  • Shown with the Merrion horsehoe fireplace insert
  • Shown with a granite hearth