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1837 - 1901
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image 1Prior to the development of industrialisation guttering was made from wood or lead. From the 1820's ironwork became mass produced. Due to Iron's malleable nature it became a popular choice as a material that can be used creatively for external household features.

 

 

 

1 1768 guttering 2 Georgian 3 Victorian 4 1901 5 Edwardian (Arts & Craft Home)

6 Regency style hopper made in 1936

 

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Ironmongery Products

Architectural Ironmongery: Les Oakes and Sons

Rustic Hand Forged Period Ironmongery: Conquest

Tuscan Foundry Products

Kirkpatrick Ironmongery: Tuscanor

The English Blacksmith Hand Forged Ironmongery

Architectural Ironmongery Restoration: Blackstage Ltd

Broughtons: General Ironmongery

 

Useful Links to Articles

The History of Wrought Iron

The Maintenance and Repair of Architectural Cast Iron

Ironmongery Blog

An Introduction to Ironworking

 

Useful Research Websites

BBC Homes 1920's:

BBC Homes 1930's

Hidden House History

Francis Frith Photo Archive

The Geffrye Museum

English Architecture: Britain Express

Looking at Buildings: Pevsner Architectural Guides

 

Forum Debates

Channel 4 Homes Forum

Treasury of Ironwork Designs

Classic Wrought Ironwork Patterns and Designs

Building Doors and Gates

 

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Period House Style
Georgian & Regency
1714- 1837
Victorian
1837 - 1901
Edwardian
1901 - 1920
1920 - 1939
1945 - 1970
Designer's Style
Sourcing Products
Exterior Detail
Interior Detail
Front Doors
Gable Ends
Porches
Bay Windows
Stained Glass
Fireplaces
Wallpaper
Balconies
Oak Panelling
Fanlights
Bakelite