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ironwork

1. work done in iron, esp decorative work
2. the craft or practice of working in iron
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Ironwork

Objects made of cast iron or wrought iron; most often with utilitarian form in colonial America, but thereafter elaborate and ornamental.
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ironwork

Objects or parts of objects made of cast iron or wrought iron; initially utilitarian, later often elaborate and ornamental; Also see cast-iron lacework.
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High Street, Paisley, from New Street to Townhead Terrace, will be closed for one day only on Sunday, September 8, to allow for ironwork repairs to take place.
It was part of the Ironwork Centre's Save a Life, Surrender Your Knife campaign which has seen hundreds of knife bins installed in towns, cities and even airports nationwide.
Surveys have shows the Iron Bridge is under threat from cracking due to stresses in the ironwork dating from the original construction, ground movement over the centuries and an earthquake in the 19th century which pushed the two sides of the gorge it spans closer together.
Nigel Tyas Ironwork is based at Bullhouse Mill, Lee Lane, Millhouse Green, Sheffield, which is a short drive from the Shepley and High Flatts side of Huddersfield.
Caroline Siddall, the hospice's director of income generation, said the Ironwork Centre wanted to organise a balloon festival and would give the hospice the profits.
2006) doctoral dissertation on medieval ironwork, submitted to the archaeology department of University College, Cardiff in 1980, remains the definitive survey of iron tools and other fittings in use from about 1066 to 1540 AD.
Over the past two months in excess of 50 items of ironwork have been removed and disposed of."
Where new ironwork sections have to be created, these will be fabricated to match original patterns as faithfully as possible.
Ironworks are no exception, with the region embracing the art as it does every luxury product.
The ethnic introductions at Baum include its Ironwork design.
Dorothea Restorations is the market leader in the conservation and restoration of architectural and engineering cast and wrought ironwork.