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Faience

Faience is glazed terracotta and was particularly popular in England in the early 20th century. A cream colour was probably the most popular but other colours are found.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Faience
DBR (London) Limited
104A Consort Road, London SE15 2PR
Tel 020 7277 7775 Fax 020 7635 0556
Email: mail@dbrlimited.com
Website: www.dbrlimited.com
DBR (London) Limited is a specialist in masonry conservation and repair of both historic and recent buildings, carried out by our stone masons, conservators, mortar specialists, stone cleaners and conservation bricklayers. We are highly skilled at cleaning all building fabrics as well as statues and memorials. Methods include nebulous water sprays, Jos, Doff, Torc, Greco, Hodge Clemco, micro abrasive, controlled chemical and poultice systems. We conserve masonry, brickwork including tuck pointing, terracotta and faience, carry out hard landscaping projects as well as maintain some of London's most important hard landscape areas such as Trafalgar and Parliament Squares, including graffiti removal.
Lambs
Head office, Nyewood Court, Brookers Road Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 9RZ
Tel 01403 785141 Fax 01403 784663
Email: sales@lambsbricks.com
Website: www.lambsbricks.com
Lambs are suppliers of gauged brick arches, rubbed brick, handmade brick, glazed headers, paviors, terracotta, faience and Wealden Sussex stone as well as stocking Portland, Bath, York and other indigenous British stone.
Shaws of Darwen
Shaws of Darwen UK, Waterside, Darwen, Lancashire BB3 3NX
Tel 01254 775111 Fax 01254 873462
Email: JWilson@shawsofdarwen.com
Website: www.shaws-terracotta.co.uk
Shaws of Darwen has over a century's experience of the design, manufacture and restoration of architectural terracotta. Their expertise in both conservation work and new construction combines traditional craftsmanship and handmade quality with modern innovative techniques and a technical ability in the matching of detail, blending of clays and moulding of clay bodies. The bespoke nature of the products means that selection of shape, colour and finish is not restricted to a standard catalogue range. The architectural terracotta colours include red, buff, tawny and grey, or can be glazed to produce architectural faience.
Universal Stone Limited
Grange Farm Business Centre Woodham Rd, Battlesbridge, Wickford, Essex SS11 7QU
Tel 01245 326721 Fax 01245 326722
Email: USLenquiries@universalstone.co.uk
Website: www.universalstone.co.uk
Universal Stone Limited is a leading specialist contractor in building conservation and restoration, and in the manufacture and installation of all types of natural stonework and other historic building materials such as brickwork, terracotta, faience, rendering and plaster. Established in 1939 as a traditional masonry company working on the repair and cleaning of all types of historic buildings, over the years the Company has evolved into a principal contractor in its field encompassing an extensive and varied range of associated trades including roofing, lead work, joinery, glazing, decorative metalwork, decoration and structural repairs.
CDL Stone Ltd, 7 The Tannery Industrial Estate, The Midlands, Holt, Trowbridge, Wilts, BA14 6BB Telephone 01225 782382 Fax 01225 783601 Website: www.cdlstone.com
Ibstock Hathernware, Telephone 01509 842273 Website: www.hathernware.co.uk/products/products-frame.htm