Chatterton Lacework offers a wide range of lacework and lace balustrades
to suit the needs of Victorian weatherboard cottages.
Victorian cottages are typically simple in design and have a single-storey
plan. Chatterton Lacework offers a wide range of lacework and lace balustrades to
enhance these properties with lace designs registered during the period
The architecture of the Victorian cottage features a corrugated iron
roof, timber boards and timber or cast iron verandah posts on the porch with lace
balustrades and lacework in between the posts. Pitched roofs are common in
To get the Victorian cottage look, seek out similar properties in the
area and replicate the lace designs. Match existing features using materials such
as authentic timber boards. Ensure adequate underfloor ventilation. Remove
later additions such as aluminium windows, and replace with traditionally sized
timber models. Avoid high fences and carports.