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Galvanised Milk Crates
Galvanised Milk Crates
A large quantity of one hundred plus original post-war galvanised wirework milk crates.

See our "Dairy Equipment" section for more details of those available. 
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Chimney Pots

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

See our "Chimney Pots" section for more details of those available. 
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Chimney Pots



Staddle Stones
Staddle Stones
Many original, quality, early 19th century or older staddle stones are usually available.

See our "Stone Sinks, Troughs and Staddle Stones" section for more details of those 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 B6
Original, quality pre-war large wrought iron banded cooper made oak wine barrel. Ideal for a water butt or sawn in half for planters. Complete and in good order.

35" tall plus top.

Bottom 21.5" diam.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 85.00


Huge Oak Wine Barrel, 2 available B6



Huge Oak Wine Barrel B4
Huge Oak Wine Barrel 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. 
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Price: 120.00


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



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



Large Stone Grindstone Wheel G6
Large Stone Grindstone Wheel G6
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century heavy circular stone grindstone wheel with a square hole to the centre and a super lichen covered and weathered surface to one side. Complete and in good order.

23" x 4.5".

 
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Price: 156.00


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


French Flint Millstone M2
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century small circular millstone, originally used for grinding down wheat for flour etc. Two similar stones were used with the grooved surfaces to each other. This example is cut from French Flint blocks and has a square hole to the centre and radiating grooves to take the ground result out of the sides. The non-grooved surfaced is convex is domed to ensure maximum weight onto the lower stone. Complete and in good order.

20" diam x 3.5" thick at outer edge.

6" thickest to the centre.

 
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Price: 300.00


French Flint Millstone M2



Square Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH24
Square Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH24
Original, quality late 19th century square cast iron rain hopper with flanges to the back with bolt holes for mounting. Will take a 2.75" internal diam drainpipe. Complete and in good and working order. 11.5" tall total, 12.5" wide and 12" front to back. 
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Price: 65.00


Large Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH23
Original, quality late 19th century very heavy cast iron flat wall rain hopper. This large example has a bow fronted main body with damage to one backplate; the good one has two bolt holes for mounting, otherwise all is complete and in good order. Embossed to the reverse "T. Elsley" for the manufacturer. Will fit a 4" internal drainpipe. Total 19" tall including base collar, 26" wide backplate and 9.5" front to back. 
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Price: 120.00


Large Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH23



White Painted Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH22
White Painted Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH22
Original, quality circa 1900, small cast iron rectangular shaped rain hopper with an embossed Art Nouveau design to the front. This example will fit a 2.5" drainpipe, has two holes to the backplate and has an old coat of white paint. Complete and in good and working order. Total 8.5" tall including base collar, 12.5" wide and 6" front to back.  
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Price: 56.00


Corner Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH21
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron corner rain hopper with side mounting lugs with holes, and an embossed Tudor rose design to the front. This example will take a 3" internal diameter downpipe and has some corrosion damage to the top of the back, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. 13.5" tall including collar, 9.25" each side and 10.5" front to back. 
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Price: 56.00


Corner Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH21



Corner Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH20
Corner Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH20
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron corner rain hopper with a bow front, two lugs with mounting holes and embossed "T. Elsley" to the reverse for the manufacturer. This example will take a 4" internal diameter drain downpipe and all is complete and in good and working order. 15.5" tall including collar, 10" deep each side and 10" front to back. 
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Price: 85.00


Art Nouveau Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH19
Original, quality late 19th century larger than average cast iron rain hopper. This great example has a 'D' shaped centre with wide side flanges for mounting, each one with an Art Nouveau pierced cut out design and two bolt holes. This will fit 3.75" internal diameter downpipe if required for use or ideal for planting up on a wall. All in the old grey paintwork and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 32" x 14", total 16" tall and 8.25" front to back. 
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Price: 300.00


Art Nouveau Cast Iron Rain Hopper RH19



Seabank Street Cast Iron Sign S181
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


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


Townend St. Cast Iron Sign S178



Courthill St. Cast Iron Sign S177
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


1915 Stone Block S6
Original, quality bath stone slab carved to the front in large type "1915". The reverse of the stone is as chiselled from a larger block. Probably from a building denoting when built. Complete and in good order.

12" x 14" x 3" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00


1915 Stone Block S6



Round Based Staddle Stone, several available SST2
Round Based Staddle Stone, several available SST2
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. 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: 350.00


Cotswold Stone Roof Ridge Tile T182
Original, quality 19th century Cotswold Stone Roofing Ridge Tile with a good weathered finish with mosses and lichen. Some old damage to the plain end which could be shortened if required back on a roof. 26" x 11" and 6" tall. 
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Price: 65.00


Cotswold Stone Roof Ridge Tile T182



Pair of Wooden Decorators Trestles TR5
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 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.

Base 27" x 15".

Price is per pair.

 
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Price: 165.00


Pair of Iron Tennis Net Posts TP1



Cast Iron Window W450
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 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, but without the facility inner opening faceality ref code: W450. 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


Cast Iron Window W449



Pair of Wilmot Cast Iron Wheels W2
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 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.

Hubs 12.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 450.00


Pair of Heavy Cartwheels W1



Pair of Circular Cast Iron Wall Ties WT1
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.

1" thickest.

 
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Price: 125.00

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