Edwardian fireplaces continued with Art Nouveau motifs in the cast iron register grates and the tiles. There were also strong, simple designs with Classical motifs. With the Tudorbethan style came open fires and large expanses of tiling.
Marble was still used for the fire surrounds in the drawing and dining rooms; one popular type is Rouge Languedoc, with a red and grey pattern. Slate was also used, often 'enamelled' to resemble marble. When restoring fireplaces, be careful if you suspect enamelled slate.
These are all typical examples:
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