James Horrobin has lived and worked in the West
Country for most of his life. He designs and manufactures architectural,
ecclesiastic, domestic and sculptural metalwork to commission from
his workshop and studio at Porlock, West Somerset.
The majority of his work is for private clients, but he also makes
a number of small pieces for galleries and exhibitions.
Samples of his work can be seen in many public places, both in
the West Country and in London. Commissions include:
Gates for the Metalwork Gallery at the Victoria & Albert
Railings, gates and street lights for Oriel House,
Connaught Place W1
Staircase for Charles Saatchi's Residence, London
Gates for new
Bishop Fox's Community School, Taunton, Somerset
Lanterns for the Portico of St Paul's Chapel, Broadway, N.Y
for the Summer Garden, Antony House, Cornwall
The Churchill Memorial
Screen, St Paul's Cathedral, London
Screen at Torre Abbey, Devon
James is a member of BABA (British Artist Blacksmiths
Association) and the Devon Guild of Craftsmen. His work is featured
in books and publications.
He holds the Silver Medal of the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths,
and was presented with the Tonypandy Award for his work on the
Churchill Memorial Screen at St Paulís Cathedral.