Vintage Garden Salvage  

There is nothing new about recycling materials in gardens, witness the lovely old walls made from stone reused from monasteries and castles, but architectural salvage continues to be a great source of unique garden objects for the garden. We are always on the lookout for interesting garden salvage such as unusual reclaimed chimney pots, old wrought iron gates, antique gate finials and interesting carved stone architectural features. We also seek out old horticultural sundries such as vintage garden cloches, rhubarb forcers and galvanised planters

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    Item no:1570

    An old rectangular hayrack which is, unusually, blacksmith-made from individual lengths of wrought iron. Most farm hayracks from the 19th Century onwards were made from cast iron.18th/19th Century

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    Item no:1906

    An old brown glazed 'crown' chimney pot in good overall condition. These pots make interesting planters and are especially suited to trailing plants such as pelargoniums.  19th century

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    Item no:1931

    A vintage cast-iron trough from Cumbria of rectangular form with good planting depth and drainage through the base. 19th century. 

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    Item no:1856

    A vintage cast iron trough of tapered rectangular form with a flat rim and an original drainage hole through the base. This trough is a good shape and size to be used as a garden planter.  19th or early 20th century

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    Item no:1941

    A large salvaged brown-glazed chimney pot of a type known as a 'crown' because of the shaped round top. It is in good condition and makes an interesting garden planter. 19th century. 

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    Item no:0859

    A carved limestone wall plaque, relief carved with a standing figure of a woman with Egyptian styled head dress.19th/early 20th Century

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    Item no:0452

    A pair of solid cast-iron round pillars which slightly taper to a square 12 plate. They were reputedly originally part of the fabric of the Cottage Hospital in Bromyard, Herefordshire. They need sandblasting to remove some remaining paintwork.19th Century

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    Item no:1912

    A vintage garden cloche with an octagonal iron frame and detached lid. This cloche has recently been completely refurbished and most of the glass has been replaced. The octagonal shape is unusual, most vintage cloches are square and sectional which is a much easier shape to make. 19th or early 20th century.

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    Item no:1979

    An old wrought iron paddock gate from Herefordshire together with both original gate posts. Blacksmith made throughout, this gate is in good usable condition and has been recently cleaned and repainted. The cross sections on the bottom of the posts are designed to go in the ground to give greater stability. 19th century The gate frame is 96" wide and the...

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    Item no:1180

    An antique limestone keystone, carved as a classical female head on a rectangular rebate. This keystone would have originally been part of a stone window or door but is large enough to be an interesting garden ornament in its own right or could be rebuilt into a wall.18th or early 19th century

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    Item no:1758

    An old limestone standing stone carved on one side with a shallow recess. There is an interesting background to this stone which was dug out of the ground many years ago on top of Gretton Hill, Gloucestershire. The shallow recess was probably made to capture water from a natural spring for farm animals and the stone is likely to be ancient. It may even...

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    Item no:0777

    A good York stone heraldic shield, relief carved with the arms of the city of Bradford and bearing the motto "Labor omnia vincit" (Hard work overcomes all). Presumably this shield was formerly part of a civic or commercial building in the city of Bradford but it is not known which.19th century

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About Holloways Antiques

Holloways sell garden antiques and garden ornament, antique pots and planters, salvaged garden ornament and reclaimed garden ornament from our courtyards around the family farm, near Malvern in Worcestershire. We specialise in old English stone including old farm troughs, millstones and staddle stones. We also have a range of interesting garden sculpture, garden statues and contemporary garden art.

We are situated in the beautiful English countryside and a visit to see our collection is never wasted. You can browse for hours in the extensive courtyards where you might find an old stone cider mill complete with millstone, a stone tough for planting alpines, an early 20th century lead urn, or a contemporary sculpture to use as a garden centrepiece. All will make your garden unique.

Holloways have been dealers in garden antiques for over 25 years and Edward Holloway is one of the leading experts in antique garden ornament and vintage garden ornament in the UK.

About Holloways Antiques