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

  • £495 In Stock

    Item no:2153

    A salvaged stone bench, the wide plain top supported on two matching stone blocks. This is an unusually large stone bench with an attractive weathered patination and is a good height for sitting on. 19th century

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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:0777

    A salvaged 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). It is likely this shield was formerly part of a civic or commercial building in the city of Bradford.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:1752

    A pair of old composition stone finials with a very well developed mossy patination, the round balls permanently fixed to large round bases. These finials were once in the grounds of a large house on the western side of the Malvern Hills which was damaged by fire. 19th or early 20th Century. 

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    Item no:0719

    A pair of substantial sandstone columns on square bases. They were presumably part of a formal entrance to a large building but their exact origin is not known. They could be interesting vertical elements in a large garden or an estate setting. Staffordshire.19th Century

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    Item no:1956

    A large salvaged stone corbel made from a rough textured natural ironstone. It is carved as a large cherub head on a rectangular rebate and could be adapted as a fountainhead.  19th century. 

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    Item no:1719

    A good pair of old wrought-iron drive gates which have been recently cleaned and repainted. The design incorporates two rows of spear finials on vertical bars, providing an effective barrier for pets. These gates have the great benefit of being wide enough for modern accesses and could be adapted for automatic opening.  Late 19th/early 20th century....

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    Item no:2014

    A salvaged church gate from North Worcestershire made from wrought iron with stylised leaf decoration. 19th Century 

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    Item no:1684

    An old galvanised tank formerly used as a water tank but which could make an excellent large planter. It has an attractive weathered patination and studded details to the sides and top which add interest.Early 20th Century84" x 24" x 24" high

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    Item no:1698

    An old cast-iron hayrack in very good condition with three drilled fastening lugs. Flat hayracks of this type are ideal for use as wall mounted flower baskets.19th century38" wide x 22" high

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    Item no:1713

    A pair of wrought-iron drive gates which have recently been refurbished and repainted. These are top quality gates made from heavy gauge iron which have been reduced in height at some stage in the past making them less imposing but more versatile and easier to hang. They were reputedly formerly on the entrance to Hildred's Hotel in Skegness, Lincolnshire...

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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.

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