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Bespoke Made to Measure Vintage Style Copper and Brass Tap, Belfast Sink Tap (T14)

Bespoke Made to Measure Vintage Style Copper and Brass Tap, Belfast Sink Tap (T14)

Regular price £75.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £75.00 GBP
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Clearance height from base to spout (with nozzle attached)

This is a bespoke, made to measure single vintage style taps (1 ta) which has copper pipework and a brass tap head with detachable nozzle. This kitchen or bathroom tap comes supplied with 3 fitting screws and would look fabulous with any Belfast sink or alongside the French copper basin and sinks available in the Copper Basins, Sinks and Taps section of our shop. All the taps we sell are rustic in design and do not have aerators so the flow of water is a continuous stream similar to that of an outdoor tap.
FITTING: As this is fixed by screws from the top, not from a nut underneath, it is not suitable for a quartz, marble, slate or granite top. This is suitable for wooden and laminate worktops. Please check with your fitter or message for advice before buying if you are unsure. This has been well made and has a nicely polished finish, it comes in one piece not in separate pieces and does not come apart. This has a 15mm standard UK copper water inlet pipe which is suitable for bathroom basins, kitchen sinks, camper van conversions and outdoor sinks but may not be suitable for some baths which have a different size pipe connection, check before buying if this is for a bath.
DISPATCH TIME can vary as we travel between the UK and France regularly during the Summer months, please check the estimated delivery date for details. This is usually 3-5 working days but can occasionally be a little longer when we are away. If your order is urgent please contact us before purchase for the first available dispatch day as we can often dispatch these more quickly between Oct-March when we are in the UK full time.

Total height including tap head and spout (excluding fittings below) min 22cm max 34cm
Total measurement from tap outlet to base of spout min 5cm max 23cm
Outlet projection from pipe centre to tap outlet centre min 17cm max 19cm
15mm tail connections suitable for kitchen sinks and bathroom basins (May not suitable for connection to a bath as the inlet pipe may be too small, check with your plumber first if these are to be fitted to a bath)


Free postage is by Royal mail for mainland UK, NI and includes Channel Islands, IOM and Scottish Highlands and Islands. NB: MADE TO MEASURE BESPOKE CUSTOM ORDERS ARE NON RETURNABLE as they are bespoke made to your specific requirements and measurements. 


Can I buy a pair of these taps?
-Yes, for a pair please order quantity as 2 at checkout

I would like to buy more than the number of taps listed as available. Do you have any more than the listing shows?
-Yes we do. We limit the number of taps on each listing in order to keep to our dispatch times but we do have at least 6 of each style of tap ready to make. Please contact us if you want to buy more than the number available and we will increase the listing.

If the tap is unsuitable, can I return it for a refund?
-This specific listing is for a custom size made to measure tap which is made specifically to your own measurements therefore it is generally not refundable. However, if you are having a problem with suitability please feel free to contact us via the online contact form or the live chat facility and we will always do our best to help resolve any problems or give advice before buying.

The measurements available are not suitable for me, can the tap be made any taller?
-This tap cannot be made any taller as the 15mm copper pipework would not be strong enough. However, we have another style of tap which has 22mm copper pipework meaning it can be made taller. See the custom size tap section of our website shop or contact us with your measurements and we will do our best to help.

Do you sell any other style of copper and brass taps?
-Yes we do. See the following section of our website  Copper and Brass Handmade Taps – All Things French Store where you will find 4 or 5 different styles including single and pairs of pillar taps, more wall mounted taps as well as a beautiful mixer tap in copper and brass.

What size is this tap?
-Please see measurements on the photographs in the listing for exact sizes.

What size is the water inlet pipework?
-All our taps have the standard 15mm water inlet pipework, this is the pipe below the countertop where the water is connected.

Can this be fitted directly into a basin or sink?
-No, this tap does not fit into basin or sink pre cast holes. This is designed to fit onto a countertop. This is fitted by screwing the brass base into the top of the counter from above using the screws provided. This not not fitted using a back nut.

Is this tap suitable for a bath?
-This tap will be suitable for some baths, although this style is generally sold for basins and sinks as it has a water inlet pipe which is a 15mm diameter. Some baths, particularly in older houses have a water inlet pipe of 22mm. Please check with your plumber or fitter if you are unsure of your pipe size if you are buying for a bath, or message us for advice.

Can this be fitted in a shepherds hut or camper van?
-Yes, all our taps can be fitted in a shepherds hut, we have sold many of these for camper vans, shepherds huts and horse box conversions. NB. Camper van pipework is usually smaller than standard 15mm so you will need to use a reducing fitting to join this to the inlet pipe. These are readily available at any plumbers or DIY merchant.

Can I use your taps as outdoor taps?
-Yes, all the taps we make are suitable for outdoor use.

How do I connect this to my water inlet?
- This is sold as complete tap fitting which has the standard UK 15mm copper pipe attached below the counter where it is fitted. Your water inlet pipe can be attached to the tail end by soldering, compression fittings or push fit fitments.
Can your taps be fitted to a quartz, slate or marble type counter top?
-No, none of our taps can be fitted to this type of worktop as they are fitted from above and these type of countertops would not take the small drill holes required. We are looking to develop a tap for these types of counters but this is still in the design stage.

How often will I need to polish my taps to keep them shiny and what should I use?
- Copper and brass are metals that naturally tarnish over time if left unpolished. A quick buff up every week or 2 will keep it shiny. We use Brasso wadding to keep our taps shiny. This is available at most supermarkets. Rub some wadding over the taps, let it dry for 15 minutes and buff it off with a yellow duster. If you would prefer the more rustic natural brown patina of copper then leave them unpolished and this colour will develop over time.

When will my order arrive?
-All our taps are made to order with a usual dispatch time of 3-5 days. However, this can occasionally vary as we travel between the UK and France regularly between April October. Please check the listing for an up-to-date delivery estimate. Contact us via live chat (it is a real person, not a chat bot) or using the online contact form  before buying if your order is urgent as these can also often be sent earlier especially when we are home in the Winter full time. All our taps are posted by Royal Mail Tracked 48 or 24 if urgent.

I have another question or I need some more advice about what tap to buy, can you help?
-Yes we can. These are made by Martin who is a gas engineer and plumber. He is more than happy to answer questions regarding tap size, style and fitting. Please contact us via the live chat or online contact form.
I would like to talk  to a real person about my requirements, is it possible to call you?
-Yes it is. As we spend several months of the year in France the quickest way to contact us is usually via live chat on the website. This is not a chat bot, you will be speaking to either Louise or Martin.  When we are at home we are usually in our workshop, which is quite noisy so we do not always hear the phone or Martin is on a callout. If you would like to chat to us about your requirements you can leave us a message on our answerphone 01772 494985 and we will call you back or send us your contact details and a brief description of your question on live chat and we will call you back. 

International Shipping Information

Our taps and basins are currently only available for shipping within the UK including Channel islands, Highlands and Islands, IOM and NI. For all other areas please contact us for shipping prices and availability

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