Suffolk latch

Suffolk latch

A type of thumb latch for doors; originally fabricated of iron wrought by hand in England. Attractive in appearance and available in many different designs; unlike the Norfolk latch, it has no plate behind the thumb latch to protect the door finish.
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An oak board door with Suffolk latch opens on to a wooden staircase to the attic rooms, where the sixth bedroom is located.
David Fry, by email, says: The Suffolk Latch Company (www.suffolklatchcompany.co.uk) and The Door Knocker Company (www.thedoorknockercompany.co.uk) both do cast iron and burnished drawer pulls, which are good for creating a rustic or industrial look.
DAVID FRY: The Suffolk Latch Company (www.suffolklatchcompany.co.uk) and The Door Knocker Company (www.thedoorknockercompany.co.uk) do cast iron and burnished drawer pulls from PS3 each.
The staircase continues to the second floor where there is another bathroom and two further bedrooms, one with a corner fireplace and dormer window and the other with an old oak door with matching oak Suffolk latch.
The property has been extended and includes oak-ledged doors with Suffolk latches throughout.
The windows are double glazed with bespoke latticed timber shutters while the attractive internal doors are Suffolk latched, ledged and braced timber.
The stone property, which dates from 1824, still has many period features, including stripped pine doors with Suffolk latches throughout and striking stone fireplaces.
The stone-built property maintains many period features, including stripped pine doors with Suffolk latches throughout, and striking stone fireplaces.

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