Traditional Blacksmith

About Us

Situation in idyllic South Somerset, in the lee of the Blackdown Hills, Barrington Hill Forge is the home and work place of Ian Whitefield, a master blacksmith with over thirty years of experience.

Ian was fortunate to have been taught by some of the finest craftsmen of their generation. He is proud to be able to carry on the centuries old tradtion of rural "Blacksmithing".

Commissions Undertaken

Ian uses trational and contemporary designs and techniques in sympathy with the surroundings. Reproductions, restorations, fabrications and welding are also available.


Inside the House

Indoor furniture
Lamps & wall-lights
Candlesticks and rush light holders
Latches, hinges, bolts, door knockers

Outside the House

Weather vanes with personal motif
House names, signs & numbers
Shelf & sign brackets
Gates & railings
Screens & security grilles

For the Fire Place

Fire spark screens
Fire baskets
Log Baskets
Companion Sets

The Rest

Studs and nails
Bespoke projects made to order
A host of other funtional items
Pure fantasy sculpture
Decorative Ironwork
Restoration & Reproduction
Campfire Cooking
Sale Items