Loading
Reference 16_2705

Vintage church wall lights (V1)

Era: 1950s

These vintage 1950s aluminium and brass wall lights were salvaged from St Barnabas church in Bethnal Green, East London. They were originally installed in 1957 and recently removed during a period of renovation.

 

Restoration

The elegant conical polished aluminium shade is mounted to the original polished brass arm and new wall mounting plate. A ball and knuckle joint allows the shade to be angled to focus the direction of light to a wall or object. At skinflint all original electrical elements are removed and replaced with brand new, certified components (EN60598 if your electrician asks). Any pre-wired lights are then rewired, tested and certified in line with electrical safety standards BS EN 60598. That way you have a light you can rely on every day, for decades to come.

olive green braided vintage lighting cable

Product details

Each light is supplied tested and rewired with a new screw (E27) lamp holder and olive green braided cable.

Diameter:
Height:
Weight:
Length:
Width:
Colour:

230 mm
220 mm
0.5 kg
490 (projection) mm
65 (wall plate) mm
Silver | Brass

IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

Light Bulbs

Light Bulbs

Why we recommend using energy-saving LED light bulbs in our lights.

Read more

Shipping

Shipping

Our UK and international shipping and return options explained.

Read more

Wet drip icon

Applications

Where our lights can be used internally and externally, including bathrooms and IP ratings.

Read more

Returns

Returns

Here you will find popular questions and answers relating to returns.

Read more

More lights from the 1950s

A quick word from our customers

Ceiling plates

Beautiful little ceiling plate. Elegant. Functional. Well made. Simple to install. Top quality. Excellent condition. Excellent 

- Jonny | East Sussex | UK

Opaline PendantĀ 

Love it!

- MichaelĀ | Middlesex | UK

Happy overseas client

Thrilled to have found you as I love your product and the service I’ve received. I frequently return to your site and wish to purchase more.

- Rana | NYC | US

Eastern Bloc Fluorescent LED

I've been admiring your lights for a while and the great work you guys do bringing them back to life... My Eastern Bloc LED light is now up and it's beautiful. Thanks for restoring such beautiful lights. 

- John | Kerry | Ireland