From the Anvil 33147 Hand Forged Cottage Latch and Rings beeswax finish.
Square plate latches date from around 1730 to 1830. Many variations appeared during this time some quite refined whilst others were quite crude,
Square plate latch 6″ x 4″ with forged edges and spring loaded latch bar, 8mm spindle connects to the ring on rose,
Traditional fittings supplied including Square head screws
Handle 2 5/8″
Rosette 2 5/8″
This latch set is forged steel not cast so offers greater strength
these are handed – a left handed one fits to the right of the door with hinges on the left (you would use you left hand to open it) the picture shows a left handed one.