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Oak Framed and Ledged Doors: The Burghley Estate

A No Expense Spared Restoration of a 19th Century Dairy Building into a Stunning Holiday Home Using Our Oak Framed and Ledged Doors

The Customer

The Burghley Estate is one of the largest, grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age. Significantly, this is run by the Burghley House Preservation Trust Limited as a charity since 1969, making the project all the more special. The house raises income from charging an admission fee to visitors, running events and also other commercial activities at the House. In view of this, the house has proved itself as a rather successful attraction.

The Building

The project involved a restoration of a 19th century dairy building. It was given a new lease of life as a unique and luxurious holiday house. No expense was spared in converting The Dairy into a property capable of accommodating up to 20 guests. Our Solid Oak Framed and Ledged Doors seemed to be exactly what this property needed!

The Dairy has been designed as a comfortable and adaptable living space, a refreshing modern twist on an authentic country house atmosphere.

Solid Oak Framed and Ledged Doors: How Were They Personalised?

The project involved a complete structural renovation and refit! It included only the finest materials, granted that the price was within their budget. Luckily, Heritage offer the highest quality products at bargain prices.

Our customers chose Heritage Solid Oak Framed and Ledged doors because are a great balance between the quality of solid oak, and the period correct styling of the solid oak door. In other words, our oak products are perfect for more traditional properties.

In this case, we added bracing packs to each door to complete the look. Our expert staff also treated each door in a Clear Satin Hardwax Oil and finally, they were fitted with high quality hand forged hardware.

Solid Oak Framed and Ledged Doors: The Perfect Specification

The customer specified Bead & Butt for the Inner boards. This was to give an extra visual dimension and, consequently, added more interest to the doors.
Refitting an old property means dealing with some unusual doorways sizes. Therefore, we supplied doors in various custom sizes up to 1115mm in width! All of the doors are a standard 40mm thick, also with 2 part laminated frames to ensure complete stability.

Heritage Framed and Ledged Doors are made with twin dowelled joints as standard. This creates durable and strong joints to ensure a durable door. Subsequently, it is hydraulically pressed to ensure it has an incredibly robust frame. As a result of this, it will last for generations to come.

Where can I purchase a Framed and Ledged Door?

The framed and ledged doors are available to purchase on our website. We offer these as internal door, and even offer an external version!

Timber Options

The internal doors are available in a solid oak or solid pine depending on your budget and finish preference.


We now offer a unique service of prefitted hardware – we will machine hinges, a latch system and handle into your door so they are ready to fit on site!


If opting for a softwood framed and ledged door, we can paint this in any colour shade. Just send us your paint code and we can match this for you.

Oak doors are advertised with an optional finishing service to save time on site! Our standard is clear oiled, but we also offer Medium and Dark Oak.

Contact Us For a Quote

You can also give us a call on 01142474917 or email where our friendly sales team will be happy to give you a quote.