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A Pier is another name for a pillar, so pier caps or gate post finials are the structures that sit on top of the gate post, both to protect the post from the ingress of water and also as a decorative function.
From Elizabethan times, a lot of effort was put into the gateway of an important house, it was the feature that set the scene for the house and its occupants. Elements from the family crest were sometimes utilised on the gate finials, such as lions, leopards or mythical beasts.
The Pineapple is another emblem found with gate finials, symbolising wealth and hospitality. Other common shapes for 18th and 19th Century gate finials, include variations of the ball finial, sometimes with additional acanthus decoration, lidded urns, finials with flambeau tops, baskets of fruit and eagles. As well as these highy elaborate examples, many households would opt for more restrained stone pier caps, usually of pyramid form.
We have a good range of reclaimed and reproduction pier caps for sale to suit most budgets.

Reclamation Products

Reclaimed Four Way Pier Caps £125
Reclaimed Four Way Pier Caps
Decorative Victorian Style Flower Roof Finial £105
Decorative Victorian Style Flower Roof Finial
Decorative Victorian Style Scroll Roof Finial £65
Decorative Victorian Style Scroll Roof Finial
Victorian Style Doof Finial £90
Victorian Style Doof Finial
Scroll Roof Finial £90
Scroll Roof  Finial
Fan Tail Decorative Roof Finial £100
Fan Tail Decorative Roof  Finial
Reclaimed Scroll Finial £85
Reclaimed Scroll Finial
Reclaimed Victorian style Finial £150
Reclaimed Victorian style Finial
Victorian style colonial spike Finial £125
Victorian style colonial spike Finial
Pair of Griffin Pier Caps £175
Pair of Griffin Pier Caps
Pair of Reclaimed Dragon Pier Caps £375
Pair of Reclaimed Dragon Pier Caps
Janus Horse Ridge Tile £225
Janus Horse Ridge Tile
Mythical Bird Ridge Tile £325
Mythical Bird Ridge Tile
Dragon Ridge Tile £195
Dragon Ridge Tile
Gargoyle Ridge Tile £195
Gargoyle Ridge Tile
Cockatrice ( Ridge Tile Griffen) £695
Cockatrice ( Ridge Tile Griffen)
Atlas Stone Ball Finial £840
Atlas Stone Ball Finial
Rams Finial £1000
Rams Finial
Fruit Finial £325
Fruit Finial
Victorian Ball Finial £195
Victorian Ball Finial
Edwardian Finial £195
Edwardian  Finial
Small Ball Finial £245
Small Ball Finial
Horse Head £45
Horse Head
Ball Large £45
Ball Large
Georgian Finial £20
Georgian Finial
Pier Caps SOLD £500
Pier Caps SOLD
Cat Finial AR924 £45
Cat Finial AR924
Sleeping Dragon Finial AR920 £0
Sleeping Dragon Finial AR920
Church Finials ( One of a pair) £2340
Church Finials ( One of a pair)

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