Dream kitchen would have this - a Rumford fireplace with cooking irons and a built in beehive oven - it would be double or triple sided so there could be one in the keeping room as well as in the dining room too
Wow, what a hearth. Another pinner--->"My Gran's cottage in Scotland had a fireplace that she would use to make soup in a pot over the fire on Monday when she would do laundry. It simmered over the fire all day." Custom Colonial Home Reproductions
FARMHOUSE – INTERIOR – vintage early american farmhouse showcases raised panel walls, barn wood floor, exposed beamed ceiling, and a simple style for moulding and trim, like in this farmhouse with beautiful colonial keeping room.