Window Inspiration

// black cast iron, brass, casement fastener, casement window, cottage style, home design, home style, ironmongery, monkey tail, period style, pewter window furniture, restoration project, sash window, tips, traditional, window fastener, window furniture, window hardware, window stay, windows // 3 Comments

A little bit of history and some inspiration for your windows

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South Suffolk Barn Conversion

// architecture, Clare, Clare Suffolk, home design, interior design, restoration project, window fastener, window fasteners, window hardware, window stay, window stays // 0 Comments

About a mile away from Suffolk Latch Company HQ, one of our customers is undertaking an extensive barn renovation in Stoke-by-Clare. The project started two years ago, intially stabilising and weather proofing the main barn, before working on the smaller barn to help fund the main project.

From time to time I have dropped in to watch the progress of the project. The level of complexity and sheer hard work involved in such a bespoke undertaking is enormous. With a standard modern building, the system and sequence of the build is well understood. However, when it comes...

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New Range of Black Antique Window Stays and Casement Fasteners

// black, casement fastener, cast iron, monkey tail, pear, powder coating, shepherds crook, window fastener, window stay // 0 Comments

Having run our existing range of window furniture for a number of years now, we have made the decision to take a fresh look at the design and finish issues.

Along with all our existing hand forged and cast iron door ironmongery, our window furniture had all been finished in a traditional bees wax finish. This had, on occasion, caused problems with condensation, causing the hardware to oxidise. To overcome...

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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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