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  • Reclaimed Panga Panga parquet block work surface,-0

    Reclaimed Panga Panga parquet block work surface,

    £2,400 + VAT Stock code: MBL_PP1
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    Reclaimed Panga Panga parquet block work surface,

    A bespoke Panga Panga parquet block work surface, made to measure on site in our Bermondsey workshop. We encourage customers to get in touch with our flooring office for further information. The blocks are reclaimed from the Stockwell Printworks on Clapham road during recent refurbishment. Panga Panga is a species of very dense, dark hardwood which was used in hard wearing situations such as plants, workshops, public buildings and manufactories during the 19th and early 20th centuries. The timber is almost impervious to damage, resisting all manner of insects, fungi and rot. Although still commercially cultivated its further felling is controversial and reuse of this tropical hardwood relieves pressure on ancient forests.
    Dimensions: 123cm (48½") Wide, 6cm (2¼") Thick, 244cm (96") Long
    Stock code: MBL_PP1
    £2,400 + VAT
  • mahogany door

    An English six panel mahogany door,

    £375 Stock code: 44050
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    An English six panel mahogany door,

    raised and fielded panels to each side,
    Dimensions: 229cm (90¼") High, 109cm (43") Wide, 6cm (2¼") Thick
    Stock code: 44050
    £375
  • Duveen bookends

    A pair of green marble bookends,

    £240 per pair Stock code: 45298
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    A pair of green marble bookends,

    each pair of the polished book-ends, rectangular in section and with mouldings to the top edge,
    Dimensions: 28cm (11") High, 14cm (5½") Wide, 6cm (2¼") Thick
    Stock code: 45298
    £240 per pair
  • pine door

    A English six panel oak-veneered door,

    £125 Stock code: 44076
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    A English six panel oak-veneered door,

    with rectangular panels to each side, painted to the reverse,
    Dimensions: 198cm (78") High, 83cm (32¾") Wide, 6cm (2¼") Thick
    Stock code: 44076
    £125

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  • Regency style Carrara marble bullseye chimneypiece

    Regency style Carrara marble bullseye chimneypiece

    £850 Stock code: 74074
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    Regency style Carrara marble bullseye chimneypiece

    the rectangular shelf above cushion moulded frieze flanked by bullseye roundels, the conforming jambs on square footblocks.
    Dimensions: 105.5cm (41½") High, 138cm (54¼") Wide, 20cm (7¾") Deep, Aperture: height 91cm, width 91cm.
    Stock code: 74074
    £850
  • Yorkstone paving

    A large consignment of old English Yorkstone flagstones,

    £9,000 inc. VAT Stock code: 45403
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    A large consignment of old English Yorkstone flagstones,

    a good consignment of flagstones of just over 50sq metres is offered as a single batch, there is scope to lay in courses as there is uniformity to the width in one axis,
    Dimensions: 60cm (23½") Wide, 40cm (15¾") Deep, 10cm (4") Thick, is typical: Total coverage = at least 50sq m
    Stock code: 45403
    £9,000 inc. VAT
  • Reclaimed Victorian Pine Floorboards-0

    Reclaimed Victorian Pine Floorboards

    £35 - £68 + VAT Per Square Metre. Width Dependent Stock code: RVP001
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    Reclaimed Victorian Pine Floorboards

    Random lengths. Boards priced according to width with the widest batches being the dearest. Widths from 4" - 10".

     

    Victorian baltic pine is an adaptable and characterful timber whose lightly distressed patina lends itself to use in a wide variety of interiors. Traditionally the timber was used in factories, warehouses, terraced housing and even stables. It's a softwood with hard wearing character. Although the timber does mark and scratch more easily than hard woods, it's this ability to develop a unique patina that is sought after by patrons of the most sympathetic restoration works.

     

    As our boards are often sourced from factories, warehouses and mills more often than not it is our Victorian Baltic Pine batches that have the longest lengths. So although our customers are not able to specify long lengths when ordering, with Victorian Pine floorboards you can be assured that there will be more long lengths than short.

     

    The recent conversion of many historic industrial buildings for new updated purposes is something that those of us concerned with English Heritage might consider a shame, however one way to ensure that our proud industrial heritage is not forgotten is through the re use of flooring like this Victorian Baltic pine. The increase in desirability of the warehouse-loft look has meant that there is an increased amount of original pine boarding available for our customers, so good supply can always be ensured.

     

    If you are lucky enough to already own a Victorian property then you may have noticed that almost all pine floorboards in Victorian homes look similar. And you would be right, most Victorian pine ranges from 5 1/2 inches to 6 3/4 inches wide. The same can be said for the batches we most commonly have in stock. This similarity of construction enables our customers to patch in small areas rather than replacing entire floors. The retention of original features where ever possible is a desirable factor when undertaking the restoration of period properties.

     

    A characteristic of Baltic pine which is favoured by the Scandinavian aesthetic is how well the material responds to bleaching or white washing. The porous, absorbent qualities of this timber in relation to other harder woods mean it takes well almost all finishes, dark or light. However the use of finishes with most LASSCO reclaimed boards is not advised. We try to source batches of timber for their original finish and often turn away batches of timber that are recently finished or yellowing as a result of poor finishing in the past. Our Victorian pine boards are chosen for their naturally aged character and appearance and should be lightly matte waxed and sealed.

    Dimensions: 158-25.5cm (62¼") Wide, 2.2cm (0¾") Deep
    Stock code: RVP001
    £35 - £68 + VAT Per Square Metre. Width Dependent
  • A spectacular French parcel-gilt oak panelled dining room,-0

    Spectacular Boiserie

    £85,000 the lot, including VAT Stock code: 43715
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    Spectacular Boiserie

    The boiserie comprises a 17.5m run of panelling (8No. 3-panel sections 154cm wide, 2No. 2-panel sections 107cm wide, 5No. 1-panel sections 62cm wide) – the cornice set at 287cm high - beneath an additional register of fielded panels adding 45cm in height. The format is of repeating long panels above registers of circlets and square dado panels, each carved with gilded foliate clasps and rocaille ornament, a panelled frieze runs above with conforming gilded ornament – all surmounted by the moulded cornice; the vertical panels are spaced at 47cm centres and each element is framed with pilasters - of which there are 16No. (Three of the triple panels respectively incorporate: a discreet service door, a large cupboard door and a secret compartment for silver and flatware). Additionally, an arched overmantel measures 213cm high by 200cm wide, three arched window-ways include embroidered silk hanging pelmets. Lastly, a grand pair of arched entrance doors complete the room, with finely cast brass door furniture, hung within a moulded frame – to the reverse the doors have raised plain moulding.

    Dimensions: 287cm (113") High, 154cm (60¾") Wide, (high: at cornice, wide: each triple panel, 17.5m the run of boiserie)
    Stock code: 43715
    £85,000 the lot, including VAT