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Fireback

The back wall of a fireplace, constructed of heat-resistant masonry or ornamental cast or wrought metal, which radiates heat into the room.
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fireback, chimney back

fireback of cast iron
The back wall of the fireplace, constructed of heat-resistant masonry or ornamental cast or wrought metal, which not only is decorative but radiates heat into the room.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.