Laws of Ownership a knight would have a Saker falcon. No sign of one of those.
But what else would a knight do in his leisure hours if not killing small fury and feathered things well he might partake of a joust
tube-lining technique but it is not typical of the period when the fireplaces were usually just mottled tiles and it is thought it must have been made for an exhibition and harks back to an early time of Arts and Crafts houses. I recognise the coat of arms on the right as the Scottish lion but the one on the left is bugging me because it looks vaguely familiar. Then again it may just be one made up by the tile makers imagination.
An entry to ABC Wednesday, a journey through the alphabet, this week sojourning at K here