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In search of coalhole covers

Lily Goddard

In search of coalhole covers

fine examples of 19th century urban design.

by Lily Goddard

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Published by Antique Collector) in (London .
Written in English


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Coal-hole cover My elderly mother suffers constant problems with water entering the coal cellar under the pavement, which is ruining her new carpet. I imagine this is a Author: The Argus Staff. Once you wow your potential readers with an excellent front cover, the next part of your book that’ll hook them is your back cover copy, which is publishing speak for the information that appears on the back information usually falls into one of three parts: the sales handle (a one-sentence “Buy me!” piece at the top of the page), a couple paragraphs—usually similar .

  The book also includes an index to nearly companies appearing on the illustrated coalhole covers as well as historical notes on 17 of these ironmongers or foundries. With details of patents for non-slip, self-fastening and illuminating coal plates, Artistry and History Underfoot is a comprehensive study of coalhole covers. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.


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The book also includes an index to nearly companies appearing on the illustrated coalhole covers as well as historical notes on 17 of these ironmongers or foundries. With details of patents for non-slip, self-fastening and illuminating coal plates, Artistry and History Underfoot is a comprehensive study of coalhole : Gillian Cooksey.

My coalhole cover collection. You know what they say: ‘You start photographing coalhole covers and before you know it you have a collection of five lined up in your back garden’. My talk – ‘The Beauty of Victorian Coalhole Covers’ On October 16thI gave a Nerd Nite talk about coalhole covers.

I was told by the organiser it was. Manhole Covers documents this singular form of urban industrial art and its place in American culture. Mimi and Robert Melnick first revealed their obsession with street hardware twenty years ago in a remarkable little book called Manhole Covers of Los Angeles ().

Printed in a small format and a limited edition, it quickly went out of print /5(6). Sep 3, - Link to introductory page In England the precursors of manhole covers are the coalhole covers. In the 19th century many buildings in larger towns had a coal hole in the pavement to allow the coal merchant to empty his sacks into the coal bunker, which was often in the cellar at the front of the house, without the need.

And at the top there's a large Hayward's coalhole cover. There are 2 different sized covers on this terrace which is interesting because all the properties were presumably built at the same time.

Maybe the coalholes were installed later. The bottom cover is presumably a replacement in a Pyke and Palmer surround. It looks rather fine. My perambulations in search of coalhole covers have been slightly disappointing until this week. Battling my way against a stiff westerly, I thought I'd investigate the pavement in front of Heene Terrace, a fine Regency (or maybe Victorian) terrace of.

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t1rgx Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. The Manhole Covers of Spitalfields. September 1, So much wit and grace applied to the design of a modest coalhole cover, it redefines the notion of utilitarian design.

In Bath, Bristol, Brighton and Edinburgh, I have seen whole streets where each house has a different design of coalhole cover, like mismatched buttons on a long.

A welcome change from cast-iron coalhole covers. In Charles Hacking was accepted as a member of the Evangelical Alliance and the following year put in the winning tender to install electric lights in the Upper Hall of Chelsea Town Hall with a quote of £48, so he was obviously a man of many talents and of some faith as well.

So much wit and grace applied to the design of a modest coalhole cover, it redefines the notion of utilitarian design. In Bath, Bristol, Brighton and Edinburgh, I have seen whole streets where each house has a different design of coalhole cover, like mismatched buttons on a long overcoat, but in Spitalfields they are sparser and you have to.

Part two of our wanderings around Barons Court reveals large numbers of coal-hole covers and a number of new manufacturers to add to the list. Some striking designs too, such as A. Woodrow & Co. - Engineers, London.

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Coalhole covers can be found outside front doors, pavements and front paths Known in the trade as ‘Coal Plates’ – These ornate cast-iron discs, usually 12inch in diameter, enabled the coalman to deliver coal into a house’s coal cellar through a chute, without needing to enter the house.

Coalhole cover in Horbury Crescent, with a contribution from the novelist Sebastian Faulks: "A word in your eye • don’t worry or push • A step in the Gate • is worth two in the Bush. There is also some interest in the old coalhole covers or "coal-plates".

The author makes it the starting point of a deeper inside study into the social history of our urban environment; she has used coalhole rubbinds as an inspirationa source of translating patterns and motifs into other media - a follow-up of ideas for projects and craftwork in art education and cognitive learning.

Link to introductory page In England the precursors of manhole covers are the coalhole covers. Wooden Books Drain Cover Geometric Art Frames On Wall Cover Art Printmaking Metal Working Art Decor Art Pieces pins. The hatch is typically about 12 to 14 inches (30 to 35 cm) in diameter and consists of a cast iron ring set into the pavement, with a circular cover, often made of cast iron alone but sometimes containing concrete or glass panes or small ventilation holes.

There are three main reasons for the circular shape of the coal hole plate. A book cover is any protective covering used to bind together the pages of a the familiar distinction between hardcovers and paperbacks, there are further alternatives and additions, such as dust jackets, ring-binding, and older forms such as the nineteenth-century "paper-boards" and the traditional types of term "Bookcover" is often used for a book cover.

As a postscript to this, a couple of years later, I was one of seven writers invited to draft a text for specially designed coal-hole covers in north Kensington.

I have for many years been photographing coal hole cover plates on London streets and have amassed quite a collection of different designs made by or depicting different companies. Every now and then some contemporary ones are made to commemorate an area, as in the ones around Brick Lane, or written about in this book.

A similarly interesting set of modern. The book offers a colorful tour through the city’s industrial history, as seen through manhole covers. Coal holes, as they’re often called in London, have a decidedly utilitarian origin story.

In the early 19th century, much of London’s heating was fueled by coal. This article has been greatly assisted by the book “Artistry and History Underfoot: A Study of Coalhole Covers” by Gillian Cooksey.

And also by the brilliant and entertaining Faded London blog, which has a similar remit to Cheltonia (except it’s about London) and by far the best collection of British coalplate photos on the net.f sellers worldwide. Out-of-print Search. In-Print Search. #N#NOTE: If you have 10 digit or new 13 digit ISBN available, you may try our in-print book search system first.

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