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Trafalgar Square, London: Lanterns & Columns
Whitehall columns for security
St Catharine's College, Cambridge: Lamppost & Lantern
Downing Street, London: Columns
Victorian Cast Iron Lampposts & Pedestals
Royal Wolferton, Norfolk: Lanterns
Victorian Lanterns: Standard & Bespoke
Signage: Name Plates & Plaques
House Entrance, Garden Gates & Railings
Bespoke Cast Iron Work
Kenwood House Boundary Marker
Cast Iron Kerbing
Cast Iron Letter Boxes
Church Iron Gates, Railings, Lanterns.& Plaques
Church Floor Grilles [Heating]
Warboys Village, Cambridgeshire: Queen Victoria 1897 Jubilee
Warboys Village, Cambridgeshire: Millennium Project
Western Park Sheffield
St Ives, Cambridgeshire: Cattle Market Restoration
Refurbishment Projects
Cambridge Park & Town Benches
St Ives, Cambridgeshire: Oliver Cromwell Monument
Measteg Town Bridgend Wales
Drinking Fountain & Pump Supply
Cambridge City Victoria Bridge Restoration
28ft Colonial & Bandstand
Hanging Basket Columns
Police Lanterns
Finger Posts Directional Signs
Traffic.& Pedestrian Bollards
Lectern In Stainless Steel
Village Signs
Information Panels
Weather Vanes
 
 
 


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St Catharine's College, Cambridge: Lamppost & Lantern

St Catharine's College, Cambridge: Lantern Top
St Catharine's College Lanterns & Downing Street Columns.

half Column Lantern
The New Lanterns & 4 Downing Street cast iron columns supplied and installed by AJBernasconi-Design.co.uk in the beautiful central courtyard of St Catharine's College Cambridge.

The Lanterns & Frogs had to follow the same design as the original old lanterns.

AJBernasconi-Design.co.uk supplied a Regency Column as per English Heritage Specifications.

Millennium project organized & paid for by Douglas Calder MA.ll.M [1961] in Memory of his father "Archibald Calder" Priest DSO.MA.Mus.B. [1924] who also attended this College.

St Catharine's Court Yard
St Catharine's Court Yard right Main Entrance Trumpington Street

St Catharine's Entrance
The replacement copper Lanterns are, manufactured by AJ Bernasconi, to the exacting standards required by English Heritage, to light St Catharine's College Court Yard. The Planning Department, of Cambridge City Council, had to both approve the Lantern and Columns to be used in this Grade 1 listed environment.

An old historic Victorian Lantern was found in Queen's College, maintenance workshop, and was loaned to us to take measurements. The Lantern required improvements to meet modern electrical Regulations & IP ratings this included integrally mounted 70 Lux PEC & 70 w son /E lamp with control gear fitted behind the hinged reflector plate. A Kamax refractor was used for light control.

The post top mounted Cradle was used by the Victorian gas lighters to mount the Lanterns and to gain easy access for igniting the mantles (a single ladder arm was used). These were reproduced from old College photographs.

Downing Street cast iron Columns were chosen. These are important copies of columns used in some of Britain's most historical places. An electrical access door was fitted to the column base to meet modern electrical Regs.

Cambridge City 1880
Cambridge Market in Victorian times, note the lantern on the right & the centre with its lantern missing from their cradles on the post top. Vandals destroyed it then, not much has changed.

 

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