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Chimney Pots
Chimney Pots

Many original, quality, early 19th century or older chimney pots are usually available.

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Stone Sinks and Troughs

Many original, quality, early 19th century or older stone sinks and troughs are usually available.

See our "Stone Sinks and Troughs" section for more details of those available. 
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Stone Sinks and Troughs



Clear Glass Brick / Panel AT44
Clear Glass Brick / Panel AT44
Original, quality 1960's clear glass block, with a cross hatch detail to the front and back surfaces. These were popular as interior room dividers but could also be used for exterior glazing. Some old paint to the sides, otherwise complete and in good order. 7.75" x 7.75" x 3" front to back. 
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Price: 34.00


Red Glass Brick / Panels 9 available AT43
Original, quality 1960's overlaid clear glass block with red glass interior. These were popular as interior room dividers but could also be used for exterior glazing. All perfect and complete.7.5" x 7.5" x 3" front to back. Price is for each.  
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Price: 34.00


Red Glass Brick / Panels 9 available  AT43



Wrought Iron Decorative Panel AT42
Wrought Iron Decorative Panel AT42
Original, quality mid to late 19th century blacksmith made, decorative wrought iron ' D ' shaped panel probably from an entrance / archway overthrow or in front of a window over the front door. This superb example is two sided in relief and has detailed acanthus leaves, some of the original gilding and six mounting plates, each with two countersunk screw holes for mounting. A great looker and not easy to find these today. D shape 54" x 25" tall, mounting brackets at base 2.25" each other brackets 3.25" each.  
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Price: 350.00


Huge Oak Wine Barrel, 2 available B4
Original, quality huge 1920's cooper made oak wine barrel with ten thick wrought iron bands. This barrel of gigantic proportions will hold together tightly if kept full of liquid or outside to the elements. A great looking barrel with many uses. Complete and in good order. 49" tall x 27" base diam and 31" widest in middle. Price is for each. 
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Price: 120.00


Huge Oak Wine Barrel, 2 available B4



Huge Cast Iron Ceiling Rose   CR1
Huge Cast Iron Ceiling Rose CR1
Original, quality, late 19th century, very decorative large cast iron ceiling rose, with great detail in relief of acanthus leaves and flowers. The front has been painted in a variety of colours to highlight the detail, but could be repainted of course and the reverse has a registration lozenge mark for the years 1842 - 1883. This item has four countersunk screw holes for mounting. 30.5" x 2.5" front to back and a centre hole 1.25" diameter.  
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Price: 450.00


Blacksmith made Wrought Iron Stand / Coffee Table F310
Original, quality late 18th or early 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron base with a heavy sheet iron plate, would make a good coffee table as is. One pair of uprights have small ball finials and the other pair has a curled over design and the front of the uprights have several holes where originally rivets were fitted. Not cleaned, but very heavy and in good order. Total height 24" x 43" x 24.5". Height of flatbed 13.5". 
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Price: 200.00


Blacksmith made Wrought Iron Stand / Coffee Table F310



27 Drawers Steel Cabinet F307
27 Drawers Steel Cabinet F307
Original, quality pre-war steel cabinet with 27 pull out steel drawers, originally designed for storing engineering and workshop items. The drawer are racked 3 wide and 9 tall, each drawer being 5.5" wide, 3.75" tall and 11.25" deep front to back. The drawer sides are 3" tall. Each drawer has a pulled out grip to the front and a cardholder. All in the original green finish so it could be army use ? It does require a good wash down and wax. A useful cabinet with the industrial look. Complete and in good and working order. 44" tall x 19" x 12" front to back.  
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Price: 200.00


Run of Cast Iron Balustrades, 8 available F5
Original, quality run of late 19th century matching cast iron balustrades for a set of open stairs, all with super cast detail. These have been sandblasted in the past and do show the finely detailed casting. The lower section has Acanthus leaf decoration and mythical fish designs and the upper section, a face to both sides. The reverse has a registration lozenge mark for the year 1842 to 1883. All are complete and in good order. 39" x 7.25" and 2.5" front to back. Main stem 2" front to back max at base. Price is for each. 
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Price: 56.00


Run of Cast Iron Balustrades, 8 available F5



Cast Iron Balustrades 3 matching available F4
Cast Iron Balustrades 3 matching available F4
Original, quality mid late 19th century matching cast iron balustrades, with good cast detail. This example is in the old tired finish to have good repairs and now, in good order but needing a clean up. Other matching but smaller balustrades may well be available ref code F3. Complete and in good and working order. 36.5" x 9" x 1.5". Price is for each 
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Price: 56.00


Cast Iron Balustrades 7 available F3
Original, quality run of mid late 19th century matching cast iron balustrades, with good cast detail. This example is in the old tired finish, in good order but needing a clean up. Other matching but larger balustrades may well be available ref code F4. Complete and in good and working order. 34.5" x 4.25" x 1.5". Price is for each.  
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Price: 36.00


Cast Iron Balustrades 7 available F3



Cast Iron Balusters F2
Cast Iron Balusters F2
25 matching, original, quality, early to mid 19th century, cast iron balusters of a tapered cluster column form, with acanthus leaf decorations to the base and mid way. 1.5" of the length, at the base, would have been set in lead on stone. The tops are angle cut, so these were probably used on a staircase, but could be trimmed to suit a balcony or fencing on a low wall. The old paint deserves a good sand blasting, otherwise all is complete and in good order. 25 x 33.5". 2.5" x 1.5". Price is for each.  
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Price: 23.00


Cast Iron Balustrades, 5 available F1
Original, quality, mid to late 19th century, fancy cast iron balustrades uprights in an Aesthetic Movement pattern to include ivy leaf designs. The top mount is adjustable to allow for steps etc. The old paint deserves a good sand-blasting, otherwise complete and in good order. 36" x 8.5" x 1". Price is for each. 
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Price: 34.00


Cast Iron Balustrades, 5 available   F1



Cast Iron Floor Grilles, 4 available FG2
Cast Iron Floor Grilles, 4 available FG2
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron floor grilles from over an underfloor heating system in a large commercial greenhouse, originally from "Benham Valance House" on the Sutton Estate Nr Hungerford in Berkshire. Sutton Estate was owned by the "Sutton Seed Empire". These grilles have an intricate pierced design, flat on one side and in relief to the other. The casting has super detail and probably manufactured by Coalbrookdale Iron Foundry. Complete and in good order. Ideal for floor grilles again or used as a coffee table. 24" x 18" x 5/8". Price is for each. Other grilles of the same design but of a different size may well be available ref code: FG1 
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Price: 85.00


Cast Iron Floor Grilles, 2 available FG1
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron floor grilles from over an underfloor heating system in a large commercial greenhouse, originally from "Benham Valance House" on the Sutton Estate Nr Hungerford in Berkshire. Sutton Estate was owned by the "Sutton Seed Empire". These grilles have an intricate pierced design, flat on one side and in relief to the other. The casting has super detail and probably manufactured by Coalbrookdale Iron Foundry. Complete and in good order. Ideal for floor grilles again or used as a coffee table. 36" x 18" x 5/8". Price is for each. Other grilles of the same design but of a different size may well be available ref code: FG2 
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Price: 135.00


Cast Iron Floor Grilles, 2 available FG1



Wrought Iron Garden Gate G8
Wrought Iron Garden Gate G8
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's blacksmith made wrought iron gate of an unusual geometrical design. One end has two upstanding rods, one to sit in an eye on the ground and the other to fit into an eye from the side. The original latch bar has also been retained. Complete and in good order. 48" tall x 40" wide and 1" front to back. 
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Price: 156.00


Wrought Iron Gate G6
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron garden gate with eyes to hang on gate pins and the original working latch. The end bars each have curled in top decoration and spear heads to each of the nine inner rails. The lower half of the gate has had alterations and some welding, but otherwise all was originally forge worked by the blacksmith. All is in old black gloss paint and would benefit with a clean and repaint. A good heavy gate, generally in good order and complete. 50.5" tall and 39.5" wide including eyes and latch 3". 
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Price: 300.00


Wrought Iron Gate G6



Pair of Cast Iron Garden Urns GU5
Pair of Cast Iron Garden Urns GU5
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast iron garden urns with a flared and turned over top rim, an acron shaped cup to the lower half and square plinths. This pair each cast in one piece, are nicely weathered and complete and in good order. Ideal for planting up or as period garden ornaments. 20.5" tall, 15.75" widest and bases 6.75" square. 
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Price: 450.00


Small Cast Iron Corner Hayrack HR77
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron, wall mounted corner hayrack, for feeding horses, but also ideal for a wall planter. Each side has two mounting lugs, with countersunk screw holes and all is complete and in good and order. 29" wide x 23" tall.  
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Price: 85.00


Small Cast Iron Corner Hayrack   HR77



Wrought Iron Corner Hayrack    HR36
Wrought Iron Corner Hayrack HR36
Original, quality, 19th century blacksmith made heavy wrought iron wall mounted corner hayrack. Used originally for feeding horses in stables, also ideal for a corner planter. Complete and in good order. 34" wide 33" tall and front to back 11". When fixed to wall 25" tall 
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Price: 85.00


25ft 6" Builders Wooden Ladder LA2
Middle ladder in picture. Original, quality, pre-war, 25ft 6" long, wooden builders' / roofers' ladder in what appears to be unused condition and totally free of woodworm. The wood is probably spruce or another coniferous pine wood with the rungs wire supported. All is complete and in good order and suitable for use or as a feature display. 25' 6" x 14" to 15.5" x 4". 
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Price: 85.00


25ft 6



27ft Builders Wooden Ladder  LA1
27ft Builders Wooden Ladder LA1
Top ladder in picture. Original, quality, pre-war, 27ft long, wooden builders' / roofers' ladder in what appears to be unused condition and totally free of woodworm. The wood is probably spruce or another coniferous pine wood with the rungs wire supported at intervals. All is complete and in good order and suitable for use or as a feature display. 27ft x 14" to 15.5" x 4". Price is for each. 
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Price: 85.00


Copper Water Pump P2
Original, quality late 19th century all copper exterior water pump in the original old patinated finish. This super example does not have a handle or internal mechanism but is a great looker, of great age and perfect for a water feature in the garden. With a cast brass mounting flange to the base with three bolt holes and generally in good order but not complete as stated. 36" tall x 11" wide and 20" front to back including spout. 
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Price: 300.00


Copper Water Pump P2



Large Marble Mortar PM35
Large Marble Mortar PM35
Original, quality larger than normally found early to mid 19th century Marble Mortar, with a deep bowl inside, four lobes to the top and all nicely weathered and with some lichen overall. One short hairline crack to one side and has been drilled for planting, otherwise complete and in good order and a great looker. Max diam of top 24" and 12" tall. Diam of inner bowl 14.5 and 8.5" deep.  
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Price: 450.00


Spiked Gate Guard RA3
Original, quality 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron security mount for over a gate to prevent unwanted visitors. This superb work of art has a curved shallow arch form with mounting plates at each end with three screw holes to each and 26 square spikes looking very serious. Complete and in good order. 51" long x 14.5" tallest including spikes. 2" strapwork and 3.25" wide splayed mounts, each spike 3.5". 
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Price: 230.00


Spiked Gate Guard RA3



Gothic Cast Iron Window Sill Rails RA1
Gothic Cast Iron Window Sill Rails RA1
Original, quality three piece late 19th century cast iron window sill bars to be recessed into a leaded infill on window ledges or a low wall. These three pieces match each other, possibly for a bay window sill, the long one for the centre sill. The overall design has a Gothic feel with a barley twist to the cross bars. All in old paint and one finial missing otherwise all is complete and in good order. Large 50" long 2 x smaller 28" long all 15.5" tall plus 1" to be set in lead. Price is for the set. 
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Price: 145.00


Seabank Street Cast Iron Sign S181
Original, quality, late 19th century, Scottish, wall mounted, cast iron street sign detailing "Seabank St." in a rectangular shape, with canted corners, a bead to the outer edge and two screw holes for mounting. In the old paint awaiting cleaning, but otherwise complete and in good order. 34.5" x 5" + 0.5".  
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Price: 100.00


Seabank Street Cast Iron Sign   S181



Townend St. Cast Iron Sign   S178
Townend St. Cast Iron Sign S178
Original, quality, late 19th century, Scottish, wall mounted, cast iron street sign detailing "Townend St." in a rectangular shape, with canted corners, a bead to the outer edge and two screw holes for mounting. The lower rim is also embossed "Grangemouth Iron Co Falkirk" for the maker. In the old paint awaiting cleaning, but otherwise complete and in good order. 27" x 7" + 0.5".  
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Price: 100.00


Courthill St. Cast Iron Sign S177
Original, quality, late 19th century, Scottish, wall mounted, cast iron street sign detailing "Courthill St." in a rectangular shape, with canted corners, a bead to the outer edge and two screw holes for mounting. The lower rim is also embossed "Grangemouth Iron Co Falkirk" for the maker. In the old paint awaiting cleaning, but otherwise complete and in good order. 27" x 7" + 0.5".  
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Price: 100.00


Courthill St. Cast Iron Sign   S177



Copper Street Lamp Top SL3
Copper Street Lamp Top SL3
Original, quality late 19th century all copper streel lamp, originally fitted to street lamp posts and brackets, then gas but now fitted for electricity. This example has a hinged door to the front, a hinged top cover, a replacement polished aluminium reflector inside the top cover and a new electric bulb holder and brass stem, which can be wired with exterior electric cable for no extra charge within reason. All has been re-glazed and all is now complete and in good and working order. 30" tall and 17" square widest. Base bolt centres 8.5".  
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Price: 400.00


Copper Street Lamp Top SL2
Original, quality 1920's all copper street lamp originally fitted to street lamp post and gas, but now fitted for electricity. This example has a hinged door to the front and a maker's plate detailing "William Sugg & Co Ltd, Westminster Patented Lamp" and the remains of an old green coat of paint. The new electric bulb holder and brass stem can be wired with exterior cable for no extra charge within reason. All has been re-glazed and all is now complete and in good and working order. 35" tall and 16.5" square widest. Base bolt centres 7". 
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Price: 400.00


Copper Street Lamp Top SL2



Staddle Stone, several usually available SST1
Staddle Stone, several usually available SST1
Original quality, 19th century or older, two piece staddle stone in Bath stone. A good selection is normally available in stock, nicely coloured and weathered and most with lichen and mosses to the top and some sides. These two piece stones were originally used to support timber built corn store buildings, to keep air circulating beneath and hence the damp out and the 'lid' would keep out rats and mice etc. These buildings would always have lift-off steps which were hooked up on the side wall when not in use, hence no access for vermin. The stones vary in size but generally are 26" to 30" tall, 18" to 22" wide cap, 16" to 20" wide at foot of base. Some have a square base and some rectangular, all tapering to the top. All are complete and in good order and separate pictures of particular stones can be forwarded if required. Price is for each two piece staddle stone. 
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Price: 275.00


Pair of Wooden Decorators Trestles TR5
Original, quality pair of pre war decorators wooden trestles in the old faded cream paintwork with the original wrought iron hinges. A good sturdy pair of trestles ideal for shop display or as working trestles. Complete and in good and working order. 7.5" tall closed, 25" at base 15" at top, 5.5" front to back closed. Price is per pair.  
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Price: 125.00


Pair of Wooden Decorators Trestles  TR5



Pair of Iron Tennis Net Posts  TP1
Pair of Iron Tennis Net Posts TP1
Original, quality pair of 1920's iron tennis net posts with the original "Soft Ground" cast iron bases and the top wire winding mechanism in brass. The bases are embossed " B.Hirst and Sons Halifax" for the manufacturer and " New Plus Ultra Patent". Some of the original green paintwork remains. Small part of the base extension missing but otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. 42" tall, poles 2.75" diam and base 27" x 15". Price is per pair. 
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Price: 165.00


Cast Iron Window W450
Original, quality late 19th century tall rectangular shaped cast iron window with glazing bars for small diamond shaped glass panels. This window was from an estate cottage on the "Sutton Estate" in Berkshire, originally part of the "Sutton Seeds" Empire. Complete and in good and working order but needs re-glazing of course. Another matching window of the same size may well be available ref code: W449, but with an inner opening panel. 57" tall x 18.5" x 7/8" front to back. 
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Price: 230.00


Cast Iron Window W450



Cast Iron Window W449
Cast Iron Window W449
Original, quality late 19th century tall rectangular shaped cast iron window with glazing bars for small diamond shaped glass panels. This window was from an estate cottage on the "Sutton Estate" in Berkshire, originally part of the "Sutton Seeds" Empire. This example has an inner larger shaped hinged window section within and all is complete and in good and working order but needs reglazing of course. Great as a window or glazed for a mirror. Another matching window of the same size may well be available ref code: W450, but this one does not have the opening inner section. 57" tall x 18.5" x 7/8" front to back. Inner hinged window 20.5" x 12". 
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Price: 230.00


Pair of Wilmot Cast Iron Wheels W2
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast iron wheels each with six spokes and each spoke bearing a letter to one side. these letters spell 'WILMOT' for the maker. All in old weathered finish and complete and in good and working order. 12" diam x 2".  
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Price: 75.00


Pair of Wilmot Cast Iron Wheels W2



Pair of Heavy Cartwheels W1
Pair of Heavy Cartwheels W1
Original, quality pair of late 19th century wooden cartwheels from a horsedrawn hay waggon or farm cart. This super heavy pair of wheels have twelve spokes, large hubs with wrought iron bands and blacksmith made wrought iron tyres. Complete and well used with each wheel still in one piece. Lost of old worm damage as you would expect for this age but still very solid. 38" tall, tyres 3" wide and hubs 12.5" front to back. 
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Price: 450.00


Pair of Circular Cast Iron Wall Ties WT1
Original, quality pair of heavy early 19th century cast iron wall tie plates of a circular form with good detail. All has been cleaned and repainted black to the front and red oxide primer to the reverse. Complete and in good and working order. 14.5" diam and 1" thickest. 
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Price: 125.00


Pair of Circular Cast Iron Wall Ties WT1

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