Pair of Glazed Antique Laundry Sinks


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Object Description

Dating from the late 19th century, this pair of antique laundry sinks are a fashionable addition to a country house kitchen or farmhouse utility room. Made up of 6 components, this set includes 2 large deep stoneware sinks and 4 fluted pedestals.

Each sink is over 140 years old and was likely once used as a handy, wide slop sink for washing laundry and other items. Today, these antique sinks are a stylish addition to kitchens and utilities period and modern. They can be used together to create one wide trough style sink unit or alternatively, the pair can be split and used as two matching sinks in a scheme. The sinks and pedestals are glazed and in good structural condition. See full report for more details of the condition and finish.

Object History

Removed from a country house near Edinburgh, Scotland.

Object Condition

Good structural condition. Wear and chips to the glaze. Made up of 6 separate components (4 pedestals and 2 sinks). The two centre pedestals have holes for pipes, one of which has been crudely enlarged to fit pipework. The outer ends of the sinks were originally built into walls and as such have painted ends rather than enamel. Hairline crack in right hand basin.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44(0) 1981 541 155

Dealer Location


From the M50 / Ross-on-Wye
At the end of the M50 take the A40 towards Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth. Take the A49 Hereford Road (third roundabout after leaving the M50) Ignore the first two signposts for Wormelow, Stay on the A49 for approximately nine miles take the next left turn after passing the Pilgrim Hotel, singed A466 Wormelow. Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side, the site is called; Grove Farm / The Grove.

From A49 Hereford
Follow the A49 south from Hereford for approximately five miles. After the uphill section at the Callow there is a layby on your right followed by one on your left. Take the next right turn onto the A466 singed Wormelow / Monmouth, Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side on Grove Farm / The Grove.

UK Heritage
Grove Barn
United Kingdom

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