We only spent a brief segment of our road trip in Lexington, but it was long enough to spot a couple of doors of interest. Our hotel was originally a single family residence and it’s on the Register of Historic Places. We checked in pretty late at night but I immediately noticed the mess they had made of the lock on their front door. Creative, yes…purty, no.
What’s that thing on the left???
A mag catch?!?! Yuck!
And is that what I think it is inside of the lock case? Yup – a rim deadlatch.
Here are a couple other interesting pieces I saw in the historic residence:
We also drove by a church that had some beautiful doors…I went inside and I found this really cool spring hinge on the interior door, and the beautiful cast hinge on the exterior door: