The ultimate guide to heritage timber window mouldings


What is a timber window moulding? A moulding is a piece of decorative timber that is fitted inside a home for a variety of aesthetic reasons. A timber window moulding, as the name suggests, is simply a moulding applied to a window. Ornate timber window mouldings are common throughout traditional buildings and here at Wessex, we restore them regularly.  Common styles of timber window moulding Timber window moulding styles can be easily defined by period style. Each period has a distinctive aesthetic, making them relatively easy to tell apart. The most common timber window moulding styles are: (1720-1840) Georgian (1860-1880) Victorian (1870-1890) Italianate (1895-1915) Queen Anne (1900-1915) Edwardian (1930s) Art … Continue reading