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fireback

Definition
A plate, usually made of cast-iron, mounted on the back wall of a fireplace. Sometimes has decorative motifs. Used to reflect heat into the room It is also used to protect the chimney wall from the heat of the fire and to preserve the stone. It may also be used for decoration.
Definition source(s)
  • Parks Canada / Parcs Canada, and Canadian Heritage Information Network / Réseau canadien d’information sur le patrimoine. 2009. “Parks Canada Descriptive and Visual Dictionary of Objects / Dictionnaire Descriptif et Visuel de Parcs Canada.” 2018 2009.
English
Term (International)
fireback
Alternative term(s)
backplate; chimney back; fireplate; reredos
French
Term (International)
contre-feu
Term gender (International)
masculine
Alternative term(s)
contrecœur; contrefer; plaque de foyer; plaque d’âtre
Spanish
Term
paredes posteriores de un horno
External term source
Art & Architecture Thesaurus Online
Date created
2010-01-01
Date updated
2020-06-02
Parks Canada code(s)
  • 02-00492
Nomenclature URI
https://nomenclature.info/nom/186
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