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Traditional Suites - Be In A Victorian Traditional Style

The indoor bathroom suite is a relatively modern invention, as toilets were brought indoors only in the last century. Many British homes did not have indoor toilets until after the second world war, and baths taken in front of the fire were common. The Victorian high-level toilet, with its elevated cistern and pull chain, didn't begin to sell in Britain until 1910, nine years after the death of Queen Victoria and well into the Edwardian era.

When we think of a traditional bathroom suite, though, it's the product of a Victorian era that most of us imagine. Toilets with high level cisterns and pull chains, cast iron or copper free standing baths, vessel basins, and highly glazed tile.

Not every homeowner has room for the full-on re-creation of a traditional bathroom suite, however. A high-level cistern requires a high ceiling and because of its height it needs a lot of space, too, so as not to look cramped in. Close coupled toilet designs which display hints of traditional styling have become acceptable traditional toilets themselves.

Think about selecting a WC with ridges across the back of the cistern lid, for example, or shaping around the foot of the toilet bowl. These are both design features which hint at the toilet's heritage, without slavishly recreating a real traditional WC. The shape of the toilet is important, too: an oval bowl that's higher from the ground than the rounded or square edged bowls of the contemporary toilet is a key feature when it comes to creating that 'authentic' old style bathroom.

Traditional Way Is The Convenient

Convenience is key in re-interpreting the bathing accoutrements of the past for a contemporary bathroom, and freestanding pieces, plumbed in for modern convenience, are what you should look for when styling a traditional bathroom.

The pitcher and ewer combination commonly seen in bedrooms a couple of centuries ago for washing the hands and face has evolved into today's vessel basin, plumbed in on top of a piece of bathroom furniture with a deck or wall mounted tap. And copper baths are an expensive style statement today when paired with a freestanding or wall mounted tap, but in days gone by them were placed in front of the fire for bathing and had to be light enough and small enough to carry about.

Decorating your walls with highly glazed 'metro' tiles is a good way to finish off the look of a bathroom fitted with a traditional style bathroom suite: a monochrome scheme looks authentic and is easy to accessorise with splashes of colour elsewhere when the mood takes you. The royal bathrooms offers amazing category of traditional bathroom suites with wide range of extra services of free home delivery, exchange policy and warranty for the UK based customers (terms & conditions may apply).

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