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Why Choose A Rim Lock?

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Confused about the choice of lock for your door and considering a rim lock? Read on....

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A Brief History Of The Door Handle

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Before the invention of the door handle, people used locks to keep doors shut. Only the wealthy could afford this and the poor masses used a latch-string. Today the fundamental design of handles and knobs hasn't changed that much. From basic pulls to more sophisticated 5-lever locks; modern chrome to traditional deisgns, a door handle today is more than simple functionality.

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How to Care For Hand-Forged Ironmongery

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Useful info and a handy "how to" guide for your new hand-forged items.

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The Suffolk Latch Company is based in the picturesque town of Clare on the Suffolk/Essex Border. We specialise in the supply of traditional hand forged black ironmongery.

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