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Gates, Railings and Finials
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23004 Salvaged Spear Top Railing Section
QTY: 1 £85
22924 Cast Iron Decorative Scroll Rectangular Panel
QTY: 1 £150
22808 Decorative Arched Iron and Gilt Panel
QTY: 1 £900
22806 Ornate Arched Wrought Iron Panel
QTY: 1 £800
22784 Salvaged Section Metal Spike Railing
QTY: 1 £85
22783 6 Rail Metal Estate Railings
QTY: 3 £110 Each
SOLD
22732 Salvaged Estate Railing Sections
QTY: SOLD £85 Each
22566 Reclaimed Black Cast Iron Double Rail Posts
QTY: 2 £150 Each
22496 Salvaged Green Metal Bollards / Posts
QTY: 6 £50 From
22067 Job Lot 50m+ of Antique Spike Top Railing
QTY: Job Lot £4,500 Job Lot
22007 Regency Balconette / Balcony Sections
QTY: 6 Sections £200 Each
21916 Reclaimed Set of Decorative Railings
QTY: 1 Set £1,450 The Set
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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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