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31215 Salvaged scrolled railing sections
QTY: In Stock £42 Each
SOLD
31210 Wrought iron scrolled railing sections
QTY: SOLD £42 Each
31195 Salvaged heavy cast iron railings
QTY: In Stock £68 Each
31194 Cast iron railings with queen's head detail
QTY: 13 Remaining £75 Each
31130 Reclaimed wrought iron railings / balusters
QTY: In Stock £40 Each
31129 Cast iron decorative railings / balusters
QTY: 20 £75 Each
31126 Decorative cast iron railings with verdigris
QTY: 13 £70
31122 Ornate cast iron railings / balustrades
QTY: 39 £85 Each
30917 Reclaimed 23m run of wall mounted railing
QTY: Job Lot £2,000 Job Lot
30447 Salvaged scrolled iron railing sections
QTY: 4 £48 Each
30441 Reclaimed ornate scrolled railing balusters
QTY: 9 £48 Each
30165 Antique cast iron railing panels and posts
QTY: Job Lot £4,500 Job Lot
29084 Reclaimed sections of scrollwork railing
QTY: 1 £425
28328 Cast iron railings gates ex Aston Villa FC
QTY: Job Lot £2,275 Job Lot
28083 Green cast iron railings in sections
QTY: Job Lot £1,150 Job Lot
SOLD
27697 Antique C19th dog run
QTY: SOLD £450
27102 Ornate scrolled wrought iron Jali panels
QTY: 4 Remaining £52 Each
25036 Reclaimed Ball Topped Railing Section
QTY: 1 £450
24889 Reclaimed Wrought Iron Panels from France
QTY: 1 Remaining £400 Each
24490 Salvaged Spear Top Railing
QTY: 1 £95
23691 Large Cast Iron Spike Top Wall Railings
QTY: 1 Pair £500 The Pair
23004 Salvaged Spear Top Railing Section
QTY: 1 £85
22783 6 Rail Metal Estate Railings
QTY: 3 £110 Each
22496 Salvaged Green Metal Bollards / Posts
QTY: 1 Remaining £50 From
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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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