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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.

Ideas for Revamping Traditional Front Doors

September 24, 2014 written by Vicki Bale
Georgian Front Doors with Nickel Door Furniture

If you are revamping your front door then please use our Pinterest boards to help. We have over 200 doors featured which are available to help you select your door colour and door furniture.

Rosehead Nails – Ways to Use Them

September 5, 2014 written by Vicki Bale
Strange Uses for Rosehead Nails

Rosehead nails can be versatile and have many uses – but for making gloves?

T-Hinges for Traditional Doors

February 18, 2014 written by Vicki Bale
Oak Door With Iron T-Hinges

If you have planked doors (also known as cottage doors, ledged and braced doors, ledged and boarded doors) where you have vertical planks on one side and three or four horizontal ledges on the back, then you need suitable hinges. In this posting we look at hand forged T-Hinges.

Listed Property Owners Club

April 20, 2013 written by Vicki Bale
Listed Property Owners Club

The Listed Property Owners Club is an excellent organisation for owners of listed properties and is also ideal for anyone doing up an old property. Lots of advice and help to steer you through your renovation. It is very reasonable too for the array services you get.

Last Clearance Sale Discounts - All Reclaimed Doors £40 + vat


Here is a list of newly made doors which we are selling off, mostly at well below 1/2 the original price. These are genuine reductions. We are clearing them as we are going to concentrate on Door Furniture, Window Furniture and Bathroom Accessories.
These are all newly made in antique reclaimed pine, they have had no wax or finish applied. Some of them have been our showroom samples and are in top condition. All are one offs. Buyer Collects only.

Panelled Doors

March 27, 2010 written by Vicki Bale

ABOUT PANELLED DOORS Panelled doors have been around at least since Roman times. The Pantheon in Rome, one of the world’s oldest buildings, is still in daily use and its panelled doors date to 125AD, the era of Hadrian. Panelled doors are strong as well