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Historic Farmhouse and Cottage Doors
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Hinges, Latches, Bolts and Locks in Historic Farmhouses & Cottages
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Doors: Vertically Boarded & Cottage Doors

The vertically boarded cottage style is an important feature of vernacular houses. Detailing hinges and latches appropriate to the style and age of building also can help to maintain its character.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Doors: Vertically Boarded & Cottage Doors
Antique Buildings Ltd
Hunterswood Farm, Alfold Road, Dunsfold, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4NP
Tel 01483-200477
Email: info@antiquebuildings.com
Website: www.antiquebuildings.com
Antique Buildings Ltd was founded in 1975, specialising in ancient oak-framed buildings. They are architectural consultants on re-erecting and converting timber frames, holding stocks of complete frames of buildings, such as houses, barns, cartsheds, and granaries, painstakingly drawn, numbered and photographed, before being carefully dismantled for re-erection. They also can supply reclaimed oak beams, handmade peg tiles, handmade bricks, Yorkstone Flags, Bargate Stone, Sussex Stone, Oak Plank Doors, Yorkstone and Granite Setts, Terracotta Floor Tiles, Brick Pavers, and reclaimed floorboards.
Atkey and Company Ltd
Unit 2A, Cheddar Business Park, Wedmore Road, Cheddar, Somerset BS27 3EB
Tel 01934 806 883
Email: enquiries@atkeyandco.com
Website: www.atkeyandco.com
Atkey and Company are makers of exemplary period doors and architectural joinery, offering a catalogue of authentic, accurately reproduced designs from the best known periods of British architecture, each complete with its historical context. We supply beautiful, high quality traditional joinery products (doors, timber mouldings and wall panelling) which also meet modern performance standards. Our marketplace ranges from defining and reinstating lost detail to period and heritage properties (for instance, Grade 1 listed houses by John Nash and Sir John Soane) to creating whole house schemes for one off, classical new build properties.
Coventry Demolition Company
Ryton Fields Farm, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, Nr Coventry, West Midlands CV8 3ES
Tel 024 76 303999 Fax 024 76 307276
Email: info@coventry-demolition.co.uk
Website: www.coventry-demolition.co.uk
Coventry Demolition Company, is one of the uks leading suppliers of cast iron radiators, as well as many other reclaimed and reproduction period products. Established in the mid 1980s, we have built up a successful business supplying reclaimed and quality reproduction products for well over 25 years. We also offer solid wood flooring and cottage doors, Victorian style door furniture, as well as unique architectural items including reclaimed bricks and tiles.
Distinctive Country Furniture Ltd
Parrett Works, Martock, Somerset TA12 6AE
Tel 01935 825800
Email: office@dcflimited.co.uk
Website: www.distinctivecountryfurniture.co.uk
DCF Ltd specialise in producing 16th to 18th century period furniture and interiors, ranging from oak planked doors through to panelled rooms and staircases. Brian Purnell, founded the company in 2001, and has over 30 years expertise and knowledge in architectural joinery. Based in Somerset, we work nationwide. Clients are most welcome to visit our showroom. All our work is handmade and fitted by our team of skilled craftsmen with over 100 years experience. Whilst mainly dealing with architectural joinery, we also supply a wide range of accessories, including oak flooring, replica flagstone flooring, stone fireplaces, lighting and ironwork.
Old House Store
Unit 2 Paddock Road Industrial Estate, Paddock Road, Caversham, Reading Berkshire RG4 5BY & Market Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SX
Tel +44 (0) 118 946 9146 Fax 0118 969 8822
Email: enquiries@oldhousestore.co.uk
Website: www.oldhousestore.co.uk
The Old House Store are builders merchants for traditional building and ecological materials with shops in Caversham and Woodstock. Products include lime and plasters, mortar and renders ingredients, pozzolans, sands, lime putty, non-hydraulic limes, hydraulic limes, riven laths, staves, daub and split Hazel. Building products include brick, clay roof tiles, flint, conservation rooflights, framing pegs, tile pegs, riven battens, cast iron radiators, sheepswool insulation, gates, timber flooring. Paints include Limewash, pigments and silicate paints. Window and door ironmongery, handforged and brassware, includes stays, fasteners, rim locks, strap, butterfly and H hinges, Suffolk and Norfolk latches, planked doors, and rosehead nails.
W L West & Sons Ltd
Selham, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0PJ
Tel 01798 861611 Fax 01798 861633
Email: sales@wlwest.co.uk
Website: www.wlwest.co.uk/
Established in 1865. W L West & Sons Ltd is an old established family timber merchant specialising in hardwoods. Reproduction of mouldings to fit with heritage projects. Manufacture of Flooring to meet a project specification, and produce parquet flooring. Supply of Fencing and manufactures of bespoke gates. Structural Oak beams, both fresh and air dried. Shakes and shingles - UK agent for Bavarian shake manufacturers, supplying hand cleft Oak and Larch roof shakes in the UK, this company has developed a specialist Shake specifically for Church Spires and roofs. Timber supplies All types of timber including cladding and weatherboarding.
Deacon & Sandys, Apple Pie Farm, Cranbrook Rd, Benenden, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4EU Telephone 01580 243331 Fax 01580 243301 Website: www.deaconandsandys.co.uk
Solopark, Station Road, Nr Pampisford, Cambridgeshire CB22 3HB Telephone 01223 834663 Fax 01223 834780 Website: www.solopark.co.uk
Vincent Reed Ltd, Russet Farm, Redlands Lane, Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5NG Telephone Website: www.vincentreed.com