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Grate

Price: $400

Grates were introduced to England during the Tudor period to hold coal lumps in a compact receptacle. They were also called dog crates the iron bars can be removed or added to hold up firewood off the hearth. By the 18th century, England , its forest depleted, was now a coal burning nation used hob grates , which took up the whole width of the fireplace and took over the use of fire grates.