TQ1773 : Wrought-ironwork at Ham House (3)

taken 9 years ago, near to Ham, Richmond Upon Thames, Great Britain

Wrought-ironwork at Ham House (3)
Wrought-ironwork at Ham House (3)
One of the curly wrought-iron members which buttress the gate-posts. A straight length of girder would serve just as well, but that was not the 18th century approach. (I'm assuming that the iron-work is later than the house itself - but my comment would hold true for earlier centuries). In particular, I am impressed by the neat way in which the blacksmith has tapered off the 'tails' of his iron bar, before going on to bend it to shape.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 1 October, 2012
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Historic sites and artefacts  Country estates  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1734 7306 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.6631N 0:18.7783W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1734 7306
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