Question: Where do Chimney-Pots go when they Retire?
Answer: They go to a rehoming centre aka a salvage yard.
Anyone who loves rummaging around through mountains of Victoriana would think they’d died and gone to heaven in this salvage yard we visited recently.
We were looking for an old, but perfectly formed, chimney pot to use as a planter in the garden.
Talk about being spoiled for choice!!!!!
Knife-sharpener anyone? Mangle? I can just about imagine these things being used (though they do pre-date me by a quite a few decades).
This is a small corner of the yard . The whole place must have been the size of a football pitch:
I think this area might be the Bargain Basement:
After great deliberation we selected this chimney-pot.
It’s now in our garden and planted with pansies. It looks very nice indeed.