A 17th century Gothic carved sandstone chimney piece
In the south wall is a niche for musicians, over which is a coffered semi-dome; on each side of this is a white marble chimney piece
The 16ft library is also on the ground floor and boasts a marble chimney piece
and wall to wall fitted bookshelves, a deep bay window has folding shutters and there's a French door out to the garden.
Another piece is an important George III statuary marble and blue john chimney piece
, from around 1780, displaying many of the hallmarks of the renowned architect Robert Adam (pounds 70,000-pounds 100,000).
The nearby courtyard at beautiful Thoresby Hall Hotel has a large stone statue of Robin Hood while the centrepiece of the 18th century hotel's historic library is a 14ft high elaborate chimney piece
carved from a single oak which features figures of Little John and Robin Hood.
A huge kitchen-keeping room with a weighty brick chimney piece
featuring a flat-screen television is a favorite gathering spot for family occasions, of which there are many.
The chimney piece
in the room is made out of Italian Kemira Marble, inlaid with semi-precious stones.
Grey stones, being sold through Walker, Barnett & Hill at pounds EUR9,950, got its name from the colour of blocks from the castle incorporated in the inglenook chimney piece
Inside, a fine reception hall has oak panelling and intricate ceiling plasterwork, oak floors and a sumptuous carved chimney piece
On the ground floor, the solid oak door leads in to the reception hall where you'll find a solid oak chimney piece
with feature rustic brick inset, hearth and open grate.
And Mr Higgins' pen and ink sketch is the only surviving image of a long-lost wooden panel which was part of the chimney piece
in the home of Sir John Duck in Silver Street, Durham, which was demolished in the 1960s.
A large oil painting of a majestic buck deer tops the stone chimney piece