Archive / October, 2014


Our Bolection fireplace is ready for Halloween!

28 Oct 2014

Here at Pinckney Green we like to celebrate the beautiful colours of Autumn by bringing the outside, inside! Here’s our Bolection fire surround decorated for Halloween, doesn’t it look great with all the candles lit! All we need now are some trick or treaters!! How did you decorate your fireplace this halloween?


Hand Carved Stone

20 Oct 2014

Stone carving is an ancient activity where pieces of rough natural stone are shaped by the controlled removal of stone. Owing to the permanence of the material, stone work has survived which was created during our prehistory. Work carried out by paleolithic societies to create flint tools is more often referred to as knapping. Stone […]


Stone Capitals at St Pauls Cathedral.

16 Oct 2014

The re-carving of a section of a Corinthian capital at St Paul’s Cathedral presented many problems, partly due to the sensitivity of the structure, which, as a Grade I listed building, demanded the highest standards of carving as well as the retention of as much of the original carvers’ work as possible. The very public […]


Loving the Autumn Wood burning Fires!

14 Oct 2014

Contact us  to order your wood burning fires today, we have a wide range of fire baskets suitable for an open fire and gas fires. We also have a wide range of traditional and contemporary wood burning stoves for you to chose from such as Clearview, Stovax, Jotul, and many more. Please contact us on […]


Check out this beautiful Stone Walling

14 Oct 2014

Whilst walking through the pretty Cotswolds countryside you will come across many beautiful stone walls, either separating farmers fields or surrounding a gorgeous chocolate box property! At Pinckney Green we offer a wide range of stone walling including Perbeck, Cotswolds and York stone which is very popular in the surrounding areas of Bath and Bristol. […]


It’s not only at Christmas time when we can decorate our stone fireplaces….

13 Oct 2014

Many of us decorate our fireplaces at Christmas time with stockings, candles , holly and Christmas cards but how about at Autumn time. Autumn is a lovely time of the year, with the colourful leaves falling and crisp walks there is nothing better than coming home to snuggle around the fireplace and warm up by […]


Inspirational Contemporary Fireplace Designs.

10 Oct 2014

Yesterday we spoke about Georgian fireplace designs for your home, today I want to show you some inspirational contemporary fireplace deisgns. Sometimes we have exactly the design in mind, other times we just need a little inspirition, and that’s where we come in.  At Pinckney Green we offer a bespoke service and often carve a […]


Stone fireplace designs for your Georgian home.

09 Oct 2014

I thought you might find this interesting, and maybe helpful,  if I briefly talked you through the styles of fireplace found in the Georgian era. Many of our customers live in beautiful Georgian properties, please take a closer look at the typical Georgian fireplace designs below. As with much of the architecture of its time […]


When was the woodburning stove first invented?

08 Oct 2014

Cosy up next to your woodburning stove this Autumn, but when was the woodburning stove first invented? …. It was the 16th Century before substantial numbers of Britons had moved the home fire against a side wall and began venting it through a chimney. In earlier times, families literally lived and slept around a central […]