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Priors Period Ironmongery 5% Discount All Items

October 24, 2019 written by Vicki Bale
Large Beehive Door Knobs

For a limited time only we have a special discount code for our customers. Now is the time to buy those new door knobs, your new door knocker or your bathroom accessories. The code covers all products.

Flush Door Handles & Pulls

October 10, 2019 written by Vicki Bale
Flush Ring Pull Brass

An article about Flush fitting door handles and pulls and the different types. These items are flat faced and therefore do not project like regular door handles and door knobs. They are therefore ideal for sliding or folding doors.

Art Deco Door Knob Nickel

We have recently supplied Art Deco door knobs and Art Deco Door Bells for the prestigious Ivor Court refurbishment.

Cupboard Knobs – Beaten

January 13, 2016 written by Vicki Bale
Cupboard Knobs Beaten

If you are looking for kitchen cupboard knobs then consider our Beaten ones. They are a nice simple rustic design and would suit a traditional kitchen.

Centre Door Knobs – How To Use Them

September 11, 2015 written by Vicki Bale
Brass Centre Door Knob Georgian Octagonal

All about Centre Door Knobs. These are door knobs which bolt from the rear and are located on the central door stile.

Foley Door Bell Push

July 7, 2015 written by Vicki Bale
Foley Door Bell Push

Over two years ago an original Edwardian door bell was purchased from an antiques shop. This was to be the one we would cast and today has become the Foley bell. Named after my late husband Martin Foley.

Selecting The Right Type Of Hook

May 21, 2015 written by Vicki Bale
Pewter Acorn hat and Coat Hooks

Hooks are great for keeping us tidy! They come in different shapes and sizes for many uses. Some are large, sturdy and designed to take lots of weight and others are small and lightweight and designed for an easier life. Here we look at selecting the right one for your requirements.

Brass Door Handles Reeded

We are very pleased that for their new flagship store in Saudi Arabia, in the Assila Towers development, Ted Baker have selected our brass reeded lever door handles.

Door Furniture Q&A For The House Directory

March 13, 2015 written by Vicki Bale
House Directory Home

We have just completed a blog Q&A article for The House Directory – “Buying Door Furniture – Things You Need To Know”

Buying Door Handles – Things You Need To Know

March 11, 2015 written by Vicki Bale
Brass Reeded Door Handles

Before buying door handles consult our guide. We cover the things you need to know before buying. Backset measurements, locks, latches, period styles and finishes.

History of Window Shutters and Shutter Fittings

January 22, 2015 written by Vicki Bale

Window shutters have been a common and vital feature in our historic homes and properties. Shutter fittings are hard to find these days, but if you need to replace some in your period property we can help.

Period Door Knobs – Four Different Types Explained

December 11, 2014 written by Vicki Bale
Brass Door Knobs Bloxwich

We have four different types of door knobs in our range. Mortise knobs, rim knobs, door pulls and cupboard knobs. This article tells you all about each type, so you can then work out what best suits your needs.

Gothic Style Door Handles – Product Feature

November 12, 2014 written by Vicki Bale
Door Handles Gothic Pewter Patina

Our door handles in the Gothic design are really popular and we have a wide range to suit all requirements for internal and external doors. Here is a feature on all the variants in the range.

Espagnolette or Multi Point Door Handles in Avon Design

November 11, 2014 written by Vicki Bale
Espagnolette Door Handles Pewter Avon

Espagnolette or multi point door handles now available in the popular Avon design.

Wood Door Knobs in Villa Design

November 6, 2014 written by Vicki Bale
Wood Door Knobs Villa Nickel

We have a wide range of wooden door knobs in all sorts of lovely designs. These were popular in late Victorian and Edwardian times and were used in country and town properties. This is a feature on our Villa design.