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Sanctuary Door Knocker

Made in Great Britain by Lumley Designs


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  • Sanctuary door knocker.
  • Reproduction in solid cast iron.
  • Size 142 mm x 190 mm high
  • Complete with striker and fixings
  • By Lumley Designs.


Door knocker Cast iron reproduction known as the Sanctuary door knocker is a historic piece associated to the Durham Cathedral and is said in medieval times to have been an important symbol of the Cathedral political role. Fugitives and criminals that rap the knocker would be given 37 days sanctuary. The reproduction knocker in strong rustic cast iron, as a decorative door knocker held by an intricate styled hideous lion like beast back plate, striker and fixings. The sanctuary knocker is a wonderful piece of history to add character and interest to both renovated and new doors. Reproduced to its finest detail by pattern maker Robin Lumley specialist in cast iron reproduction who has acquired many restoration projects within the UK. For more information please contact us we always do our foremost to fulfill your requirements.

Additional information

Weight1.5 kg
Dimensions142 × 190 × 40 mm