Chatterton Lacework offers a few suggestions to homeowners seeking to
replicate the lacework design typically found on Victorian cottages.
The Victorian cottage is a plain, single storey building featuring a
pitched corrugated iron roof/ timber boards on the structure, a
small verandah with cast iron verandah posts, lacework and lace
To match existing features, use materials such as authentic timber
boards, lacework and lace balustrades. Remove later additions such as aluminium
windows, and replace with traditionally sized timber units. Avoid modern
features such as high fences and carports. A good reference point would be other
similar properties in the area.