Grade I listed Witley Court protected by Bolton Gate Company

Grade I listed Witley Court protected by Bolton Gate Company

Bolton Gate Company were consulted to replace gates that had ceased to function on Italianate mansion Witley Court.

Witley Court was built in the seventeenth century and expanded in the early nineteenth century by the Architect John Nash.

In 1937 a major fire broke out, gutting one wing of the house. The then owner sold the property which was subsequently broken up and sold in lots. The ruins today are in the care of English Heritage, who restored the formal gardens and fountains.

The building is Grade I listed and therefore any work carried out must be carried out in a sensitive manner.

Bolton Gate Company were consulted to replace gates which provided night-time security to some of the entrances, but which had ceased to function to due to age.

Collapsible gates were designed and manufactured with special folding bottom tracks to leave the floor surface intact. Great care was taken to pick up on the existing holes in the stonework, as new fixing positions were not permissible due to the building’s status.

When the gates are retracted during opening hours of the grounds, they are unobtrusive, being hidden by the existing stone columns and thus leaving the entrances completely clear.

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Bolton Gate Company

Bolton Gate Company

Established in 1924, Bolton Gate Company manufactures an extensive range of doors, shutters, gates and curtains for the optimum protection of buildings and has carried out thousands of successful projects worldwide. The range includes folding and...
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