Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Grand Architectural Salvage Sale

Viewing Fri 3rd April, 2pm - 8pm
Sat 4th April, 10am - 4pm
Morning of Sale from 8.30am

Saturday Sale 4 April at Diss Auction Rooms
Sunday Sale 5 April at Hall Farm, Higham, Norfolk

Due to the relocation of Mongers’ Reclaimed Timber business from a local farm to their main premises, they will be holding a 500 plus lot sale of timber, woodworking machinery, architectural antiques and much more, on Sunday 5th April 2009, many items without reserve. The sale will be conducted by TW Gaze of Diss.

Sam Coster proprietor of Mongers explained that “The ever expanding market for good fireplaces, sanitaryware, door furniture and doors etc means that we are always looking for better ways to display the large range of our stock, we are planning to bring a greater proportion of these items into our Market Place premises, which will enable our customers to enjoy viewing everything under one roof.”

Sam Coster said, "The auction includes a lot of woodworking machinery, oak beams and other timber, as well as the architectural antiques of which 95 percent are no reserve lots.' One of the architectural salvage lots is an impressive pine porch from a 1900 Mildenhall Arts & Crafts house, estimated at £800 - £1,200." The sale will also include a large pair of glorious Georgian driveway gates, an Edwardian porch with leaded lights, a fine oak entranceway, a Boulton & Paul dog run, a restored marble chimneypiece dating from the late 18th cent, rescued from a scrap yard and a set of three garden gates removed from a Norfolk walled kitchen garden from 1840, as well as a large selection of typical items to be found in a salvage yard.

Above: A pitch pine vestibule from Banham Church circa 1900 with small leaded lights. Estimate: £600 - £800.

Above: A pine porch, the doorway flanked by columns, leading to stained glass sides. Estimate: £800 - £1200.

Above: Approx 35ft Edwardian oak panelling. Estimate: £400 - £600

Above: A Robinson commercial circular saw bench with spare blades. Estimate: £800 - £1500

Above: Approx 8sqm 6" planed pine floor boards. Estimate: £320 - £380

Above: A set of three pitch pine newel posts. Estimate: £100 - £120

Above: Seven pallets of stone - elements of a portico circa 1910. Estimate £400 - £500

Above: A limestone inlaid Sicilian marble fire surround with fluted columns and frieze and urns to flanks of under mantle - late 18th Century. Estimate: £3000 - £5000

Above: A pair of composition planters. Estimate: £350 - £525

Above: A cast iron first and wreath door knocker. Estimate: £50 - £75

Mongers Sale at Gaze

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