Large Pair Of Victorian Cast Iron Drive Way Gates By Yates Haywood & Co England

£16,500 + VAT

A large pair of drive way or entrance gates in cast iron by renowned Foundry originally founded in the English Regency Period. Incredibly decorative and very well cast with serpents, lions masks in roundels, scrolled foliate and cameo masks. Foundry stamp on bottom of gates.

Yates Haywood and Co was formed in 1846 when George Haywood and John
Drabble entered the partnership.
George Haywood had been apprentice at a Sheffield iron foundry and later a designer and model maker at a firm whose designs helped establish their reputation as artistical designers.

In 1851 the company displayed a selection of their products at the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park which was retained and displayed 100 years later at the Festival of Britain in 1951.

Sizes of width given with both gates together each gate being 136cm w

Width: 272 cm | Height: 243 cm | Depth: 5 cm