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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

Historic buildings are often plagued by inappropriate replacements, of which the Carolina “fanlight in a door” is the most famous. A number of joinery companies do however make well detailed copies of historic door styles or modern version based o n an appreciation of good quality joinery and detailing.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Doors
Agrell Architectural Carving
5 Oaklands, The Street Mersham, Nr Ashford Kent, TN25 6NE
Tel 01233-500252
Email: kate@agrellcarving.co.uk
Website: www.agrellcarving.co.uk
Agrell Architectural Carving is a 37 year old family business directed by Master Wood Carver Ian Agrell. As high-end commercial woodcarvers, they have large capacity production capabilities, offices in the UK, Europe and USA and dedicated Project Managers. The company specialises in high quality, bespoke and decorative architectural wood carving projects including architectural mouldings, capitals, brackets, panelling and furniture for residential, commercial and religious projects worldwide. They recently launched a product line of hand carved architectural appliqués, brackets and mouldings.
Deacon & Sandys
Apple Pie Farm, Cranbrook Rd, Benenden, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4EU
Tel 01580 243331 Fax 01580 243301
Email: info@deaconandsandys.co.uk
Website: www.deaconandsandys.co.uk
Established in 1976, Deacon & Sandys specialise in the design, manufacture and fitting of traditonal English interior joinery and furniture. These include oak staircases, panelling, boarded and panelled doors, radiator covers and floors.
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.
Longden Doors
55 Parkwood Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 8AH
Tel 0114 270 6330
Email: enquiries@longdendoors.co.uk
Website: www.longdendoors.co.uk
Established in 1838, Longden continues to manufacture bespoke solid timber panelled doors and doorsets, having forged a reputation for quality, service and innovation. The Longden range of solid timber panelled doorsets have been gracing some of the UK's finest buildings for well over a hundred years. Many of our historic listed buildings have relied on Longden's traditional craftsmanship and expertise to maintain and preserve their heritage. Longden has maintained traditional joinery practises but at the same time manufactures to current British Standards and are also known for the quality of their fire doors.
Marston & Langinger
192 Ebury Street, London SW1W 8UP Telephone 020 7881 5710 or Factory Shop, 13 George Edwards Rd, Fakenham, NR21 8NL
Tel 01328 852546
Email: sales@marstonmail.com
Website: marston-and-langinger.com
Marston & Langinger produce conservatories of the highest quality with great attention to detail. Related products include lantern lights and greenhouses, and they have an extensive range of traditional doors.
The Sash Window Workshop Limited
Unit 4, Kiln Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 1NA
Tel 01344 868668 Fax 01344 868858
Email: info@sashwindow.com
Website: www.sashwindow.com
The Sash Window Workshop specialises in the manufacture and repair of traditional timber windows and doors. They offer an installation service for London and the South, with a supply only service for the rest of the country. With over 20 years of experience, they have refurbished windows in some of London's most iconic historic buildings, including Buckingham Palace. Their bespoke, tailor-made services include: window and door replacement; draught proofing; re-glazing; refurbishment and repair; and double glazing.
Ventrolla
Ventrolla Central Office, Ventrolla House, Crimple Court, Hornbeam Business Park, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8PB
Tel 0800 0277 454
Email: info@ventrolla.co.uk
Website: www.ventrolla.co.uk
Ventrolla are the UK and Ireland market leader in timber sash window and casement window renovation and performance upgrade, offering an alternative to window replacement. Ventrolla offer a two part service that focuses firstly on renovating the existing sash window and then performance upgrading, to improve energy efficiency by eliminating draughts, rattles and dust ingress. The system can be installed into all types of timber windows, including casement windows and sash windows and also timber doors. Ventrolla offer slim double-glazed timber windows and secondary glazing solutions. With over 30 years’ experience and a network of offices throughout the UK and Ireland offer a free, no-obligation survey and quotation.
John Nethercott & Co, Upper House, Discoed, Presteigne, Powys LD8 2NN Telephone 01547 560369 Fax 01547 560255 Website: www.johnnethercott.co.uk
Scotts of Thrapston, Bridge Street Thrapston Northamptonshire NN14 4LR England Telephone 01832 732366 Fax 01832 733703 Website: www.scottsofthrapston.co.uk
The London Door Company, 155 St Johns Hill, London SW11 1TQ Telephone 020 7801 0877 Fax 020 7223 7296 Website: www.londondoor.co.uk