Door Knobs

door knob

This collection of Period & Antique door furniture is of the highest quality, sourced from around the world or reproduced from our own collection of originals. Manufactured in Brass, Nickel, Glass, Pewter, Chrome, Iron & Ebony using traditional methods. Our aim is to provide a suitable choice for the smallest of cottages to the grandest of stately homes.

door knobWhether its interior or exterior, rimlocks or mortice locks, in any material you will find our collection has a great deal of choice. If you can't see what your looking for then use our Post Box on our shopping pages to drop us a line. It may just be waiting to go on line or under restoration.

Durham Cathedral Sanctuary Knocker

sanctuary knocker

The Sanctuary knocker from the north door of the cathedral is made in the form of a lion's head. It is a fine piece of Normanesque work and is thought to date from 1154. Fugitives from the law using this knocker were allowed to take sanctuary and confess their crimes before being allowed to leave the country without fear of arrest


No 10 Downing Street Knocker

no 10 downing street knocker

The door knocker represents the British Imperial Lion, Downing Street Door Knocker symbol of the great empire, which for two and a half centuries was governed from Downing Street. The first lion's head knocker was installed circa 1766 and was made in cast iron. Subsequently it was replaced with a brass knocker, which was painted black to resemble its original. Imagine the numerous historical figures who have helped shape the world we live in using this very knocker before entering and meeting the Prime Minister of the day.

Made half its original size 7.5” x 4”, makes the perfect gift for weddings and housewarmings


Blowing Our Own Trumpet

blowing our own trumpetStill here since 1983! We must be doing something right. Over the years we have been one of the favourite destinations for many designers and property developers, but most of all it is our many discerning customers that keep coming back. We hope you will agree that the expansion of our Snobs Knobs & Posh Knockers range continues to provide the quality and satisfaction you have come to expect.

Remember Interior Design
Starts On The Outside!