Lovely Floor: Edwardian entryway with encaustic tiled floor. (encaustic: ceramic tiles in which the pattern or figure on the surface is not a product of the glaze but of different colors of clay).(Edwardian period officially but up to
pellet stove installed directly into the fireplace as illustrated in this picture. It looks much better than an insert, and if well-matched to the fireplace, imparts ambience as well as warmth to the room.