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Gates, Railings and Finials
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SOLD
21468 Reclaimed Balcony Railing Sections
QTY: SOLD £900 The Set
SOLD
21467 Sections of Horizontal Bar Estate Railing
QTY: SOLD £95 Each
20402 Salvaged Cast Iron Flame Top Gates / Railing
QTY: 1 Job Lot £1,275 Job Lot
19816 Salvaged Fleur de Lys Railing Sections
QTY: 2 Sections £740 Job Lot
19814 Antique Pedestrian Gate and Railings
QTY: 1 Set £1,150 The Set
19767 Reclaimed Hoop Top Low Level Iron Railing
QTY: 1 £240
19749 Salvaged Cast Pedestrian Gate and Railing
QTY: 1 Set £1,250 The Set
19696 Salvaged Iron Lattice Staircase Railing
QTY: 1 Pair £650 The Pair
19512 Reclaimed Cast Iron Balcony Railing Panels
QTY: 23 Sections £170 Per Section
19089 Selection Cast Iron Ornate Balconette Panels
QTY: 31 £100 Each
18795 Curved Section 19th Century Spear Top Railing
QTY: 6 £295 Each
18737 Hoop Topped Gates and Galvanised Railing
QTY: In Stock £295 The Pair
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Railings


The use of metal railing to provide a fence dates back to the 18th Century in Britain. Most of the early railings were quite simple affairs made from wrought iron, such as the 'Estate Railing' seen around many large estates, which comprises 4 to 6 horizontal bars of wrought iron with interspersed vertical struts, these often date back to the Georgian period.  The first recorded use of cast iron for fencing dates to 1710, when ornate railing was commissioned for St Pauls Cathedral. The process of casting iron allows for decorative shapes to be produced relatively cheaply and by the 19th Century most fine houses in the major cities were fronted with runs of ornate railing. During the Second World some railing was removed in major cities, supposedly to help the war effort. Common patterns of railing include spear topped, fleur de lys, spike topped and hoop topped. 

We sometimes get good runs of reclaimed railings, usually of the hoop topped or estate railing variety and these tend to sell quickly.  Also popular are short railings, for mounting on top of walls. We also sell a lot of decorative railings to interior designers for use in shops, bars and restaurants, these can be incorporated into display racks, partitions and balcony rails.

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