At George Barnsdale we’ve been crafting the highest quality timber windows and doors at our Lincolnshire-based factory since 1884.

Understanding the importance of heritage, we’ve developed the Historic Range to adhere strictly to authentic design details and glazing methods. Based upon significant research and testing, we can customise our historic timber windows and doors to accurately match the original whilst providing standards of performance, longevity and low maintenance.

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Key Features of the Historic Range

Authentic Design Chosen

Authentic design

To replicate original designs we have incorporated flush joints and solid glazing bars into the designs. For an accurate match we have an extensive offering of profiles and layouts, including arched top, internal arch and arch fillet designs.

Original Glazing Methods Chosen

Original glazing methods

To accurately replicate the aesthetics and the production methods of the original window, we have developed an external putty glazing system. To ensure high levels of performance we utlisie modern materials at no detriment to authenticity.

Improved Energy Efficiency Chosen

Improved energy efficiency

For our Historic Range we provide the option of narrow cavity insulated glazing units to replace original single glazing. With slim sightlines, the narrow cavity insulated glazing units provide a compromise between energy efficiency.

Replication Of Original Glazing Chosen

Replication of original glazing

To imitate the reflections given by imperfect crown or cylinder glass, we can incorporate either hand or machine drawn glass into the door or window design. This specialist glass can contribute to the preservation of the original character.

Enhanced Weather Performance Chosen

Enhanced weather performance

With no detriment to the authentic appearance of our historic window and door designs, we have incorporated innovative features to provide excellent protection from the elements.

Excellent Security Chosen

Excellent security

Security is intrinsic to our design approach. Casement windows and doors are fitted with multiple locking points and our historic sliding sash and Yorkshire sash windows incorporate only the highest quality hardware to provide excellent security.