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Fanlights are a much loved feature of our Georgian townscapes. They became popular in the early 18th century, initially of wood but with industrialisation metal, particularly iron and lead, became popular, in an infinity variety of patterns. Whilst the reknown maker of fanlights, John Sambrook, sadly passed away in 2001, others continue the tradition.

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Companies supplying goods or services for Fanlights
Anthony Temperton
16 The Bull Centre Stockton on the Forest York YO32 9LE
Tel 01904 400686
Worked for over 25 years as a stained glass conservator at York Glaziers Trust, one of the UKís leading conservation studios, before leaving to work on fanlights and stained glass on a freelance basis. Also Georgian metal skylights, bronze glazing bars for windows and stained glass conservation.
Barley Studios Ltd
Church Balk, Dunnington, York YO19 5LH
Tel 01904 489093 Fax 01904 489093
Keith Barley, ICON accredited conservator, established Barley Studio, York, 40 years ago. The studio has gained an international reputation for the high standard of its stained glass conservation and restoration for the nationís cathedrals, stately homes and parish churches. Barley Studio is also known for its new work, with artist Helen Whittaker winning commissions for many prestigious buildings across the UK. The studio covers all aspects of stained glass and related metalwork: environmentally protective isothermal glazing systems, restoration and supply of ferramenta and opening casements, stainless steel wire guards, period style plain glazing and antique glasses, consultation, surveys and reports.
Norgrove Studios
Bentley, Redditch, Worcestershire, B97 5UH
Tel 01527 541545 Fax 01527 403692
Norgrove Studios Ltd is a small specialist glazing workshop making bespoke stained glass, and restoring/conserving existing. We have an interest in the restoration and new creation of plain glazing for 17th , 18th, & 19th C traditional vernacular buildings, undertaking repair of all early periods of glasswork. We use new handmade mouth blown glass to match originals. Our blacksmith will repair existing ferramenta and casements, & make new in wrought iron or stainless steel. We sell handmade glass for sash windows and fanlights, fabricate stainless steel protective guards for stained glass in vulnerable locations, & provide both consultancy and practical works in glass.