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Fireplace on north wall Fireplace on north wall

This room contains the 1759 fireback used to date the house.

Manganese tiles by John Sadler surround the fireplace and are original to the room.  The tiles are decorated with rococo scenes, featuring pairs of figures.

1759 fireback Fireplace detail and 1759 fireback
Lavatory wallpaper detail Wallpaper detail

Alice's lavatory was installed around 1885 between her bedroom and the Gold Ring room.

The reproduction Persian tile wallpaper simulates earthenware tiles decorated with floral vines and covered with a yellow glaze.

Lavatory sink
Alice's lavatory


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