Guarding at mill

Guarding at mill

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The mill stream running past this Cornish mill cottage below the wheel is quite deep. A slender granite bridge fifty yards down from the wheel provided the only bit of guarding on the entire site with this simple forged rail ending in quirky snake like scrolls. The owners, wishing to be able to rent the property out from time to time, needed to implement a slightly less whimsical reaction to the potential dangers around the millwheel, leat and stream, while at the same time retaining, as much as possible, the feeling of the original garden….

 

 

This was how it ended up;

 

 

Various details (also see blog article about this fitting)

 

 

At the front of the building we also added a section to an existing balustrade;

 

 

Initial idea/concept;         customer/jcb
Design;                             jcb
Detailing                            jcb
Executed                          jcb (john churchill)

 

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