Black Cast Iron Shell Door Knocker
The eye catching shell door knocker is designed from a real shell on the Yorkshire coast. Crafted from solid cast antique iron, the knocker is made using traditional techniques and features an intricate scalloped edging and etched details. The Black Cast Iron Shell Door Knocker would look at home on the door of a cottage, seaside town house or modern home.
Overall Size: Length 10cm x Width 11cm x Depth 3.5cm
Striking Plate Size: Length 9cm x Width 2.5cm x Depth 0.5cm
Materials: Solid cast antique iron
Fixing Information: This door knocker can be screwed to the door using the two screws provided. No fixings will be visible on the inside of the door. Suitable for wooden, PVCu and composite doors.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this door knocker suitable for a composite PVCu door?
Yes, our shell door knocker can be fitted to composite PVCu doors as well as wooden doors. However, we recommend that you check with the door manufacturer as fitting a door knocker may void the warranty.
Will this door knocker age over time?
This shell door knocker is manufactured from solid cast antique iron meaning that over time this door knocker will age naturally and will develop surface rust. To maintain this door knocker, we recommend that every 3 to 6 months you clean it using a rag, sprayed lightly with lubricating oil, or apply paste wax with a cloth and buff. Read our handy guide for more information on cleaning your door knocker.
Are the fixings supplied with this door knocker?
Yes, we provide two screws with this door knocker that can be used to fix it your door. The screws provided match the black finish of the shell door knocker and are not visible once fitted to your door.
How do I fit this shell door knocker?
Fitting our brass shell door knocker is simple as it uses a surface mount fixing. This method of fixing involves screwing the door knocker into the door from the front, with no fixings visible from the inside face of the door. To fit this door knocker; mark on your door where you’d like the screws to be with a pencil, drill small guide holes and then screw in the screws provided. Read our full guide on how to fit a door knocker for more information and a step by step guide.