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19th Century Cottage: A Heritage Enhancement

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Who Owns this 19th Century Cottage?

Ben has used Oak PSE to create a stunning radiator cover. Additionally, he also needed some ledged doors to complete the look of his 19th Century Cottage, which was built in 1889. As a result, the cottage is needing a huge renovation. This will appear in a well-known country life magazine later in the year.

Ben Mortlock works for Tods Defence Ltd and owns a beautiful cottage on the Heritage Coast in West Dorset.

Ben needed quite a few items. As the cottage built over a hundred years ago, the rooms proved to have some unusual dimensions. Due to this, we had to make a lot of custom products for him.

19th Century Cottage Shelf

The doors were very easy to fit, we hardly had to plane anything off. They look lovely, we’re really pleased with them

How did Heritage help?

Ben first contacted us when he needed some good quality, planed Oak timber to complete a custom radiator cover.

Henceforth, Heritage supplied products from our Oak PSE range, produced from a near-prime grade of oak. This proved to be perfect for the job! Notably, the resulting radiator cabinet looks absolutely fantastic.

The next job for Ben was to replace his old, tired doors. He really liked the look of Heritage’s oak ledged doors. However, initially, he wasn’t sure if they would fit in with his budget.

With this in mind, Heritage worked up a quote for Ben, who was looking for the very best price. The quotation proved to be much more affordable than expected.

In an old cottage, you rarely get standard measurements! Consequently, all of the door sizes were different. None of the frames were square – this meant he would need everything to be bespoke. Each door was supplied to a custom size and slightly over. This allowed Ben to plane the doors to fit.

In essence, very little had to be taken off and the doors were both easy to fit and transformed the look of the property.

Ben chose a select rustic grade of oak with the subtle look of the V Groove verticals, finished off with Heritage beeswax hardware. We think the end result looks absolutely stunning in his 19th Century Cottage and Ben agrees! Check out more customer images here!