Black iron handcrafted door bolt - straight or cranked
Plate and bolt sizes are:
Plate 114 x 38mm –Bolt 127mm
Plate 190 x 57mm - Bolt 203mm
Plate 241 x 57mm – Bolt 254mm
Plate 292 x 57mm – Bolt 304mm
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The Enlightenment Room - Interesting Victorian history and advice
If you think that Victorian means stuffy, buttoned-up, prudish and gloomy think again because the Victorian period is probably the most diverse, evolutionary and positive in recent history.
As for internal ironmongery, in the first half of the nineteenth century, door knobs tended to be brass, wood or glazed china spheres with some simple decorative elements, and fairly plain fingerplates.
A rim lock is externally mounted on the door hence it is on display. It is commonly used in a bathroom or other internal doors in a house which is not to say that it cannot be used on the main entrances with additional security.
Period properties are about style and class of a certain era and yet sometimes also a bit of challenge. For the pleasure of living in a beautiful building with oodles of character and history, there are some modern touches you may need to learn to live without. This is…