Understanding The Different Styles of Cast Iron Radiator

At Paladin Radiators, we’re home to a bespoke range of quality cast iron radiators. With eighteen stunning designs to choose from within our collection, you’ll be spoilt for choice. 

Our radiators are designed to look great in any home; whether your style is modern and eclectic or cosy and traditional, our plethora of styles can be seamlessly integrated into any room.

Here we’ll discuss each of our radiator models to help you find what works best for your home. Each of our cast iron radiators has its own uniquely beautiful name, as bespoke as the details that adorn them.


The Bartholomew is a classic cast iron radiator that stands as a testament to timeless elegance and enduring design. Inspired by the sturdy radiators once found in Victorian-era hospitals, this radiator seamlessly blends simplicity with versatility, making it a perfect fit for contemporary and period homes. Exuding a modern and fresh look, the clean, understated lines give a sense of timeless sophistication. Its namesake, the renowned London hospital, lends a touch of history and prestige to its design.

What truly sets the Bartholomew apart is its ability to be customised to suit any decor style. Its minimalist silhouette serves as a canvas for a myriad of custom finishes, allowing you to effortlessly transform it into a statement piece that enhances your home.

Whether showcased in its original form or adorned with a bespoke finish, the Bartholomew is more than just a functional heating element, it’s a tasteful fusion of tradition and contemporary design.


When you hear the saying ‘good things come in small packages’, think of the Churchill. Despite its diminutive stature, this cast iron radiator packs a powerful punch.

Crafted with meticulous attention-to-detail, the Churchill radiates vintage charm and sophistication. Its compact size makes it the perfect complement to low bay windows, cosy conservatories or stylish loft conversions, effortlessly infusing these spaces with a sense of old-world elegance.

Don’t be fooled by its modest dimensions – the Churchill is a powerhouse when it comes to heat efficiency. Each section boasts an impressive output of 141 watts/480 BTUs*, ensuring it provides ample warmth to keep even the chilliest of spaces warm and inviting.

Churchill proves that size is no barrier to style or performance. With its blend of vintage allure and modern efficiency, it’s a testament to the enduring appeal of classic design in the modern home.


The Clarendon is an old-school cast iron radiator with plenty of historical prestige. The radiator draws inspiration from some of Britain’s most esteemed educational institutions. Not merely a reproduction but an exact replica of the revered Clarendon design.

Named after the Clarendon group of schools, including renowned institutions like Harrow, Eton and Winchester, the Clarendon showcases an air of refinement. Its modest yet characterful design pays homage to the traditions and heritage of these venerable establishments, making it a fitting addition to both contemporary and traditional spaces.

Adorning the walls of a modern apartment or adding a touch of historical charm to a traditional home, this radiator seamlessly enhances the ambiance of any space it occupies. With its robust construction and timeless design, the Clarendon is a symbol of craftsmanship, heritage and enduring elegance, destined to leave a lasting impression in any room it graces.


The Elizabethan is exquisite; a true fusion of beauty, form and function, transcending time and style. Crafted with precision and care, this cast iron radiator epitomises traditional elegance, offering a simple yet authentic design.

With its slimline profile and classic lines, the Elizabethan is a timeless addition to contemporary and period interiors. Its understated charm and refined craftsmanship make it a versatile choice, seamlessly blending into any aesthetic. 

Available in three heights (500mm, 650mm and 750mm), this radiator caters to spaces where every inch matters. Whether adorning a cosy nook or complementing a grand hallway, its elegant 2-column design ensures that style never compromises functionality.

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the Elizabethan is a testament to quality and durability, providing efficient heating and serving as a timeless statement piece that adds character to any room.


The Kensington is a beautifully-vintage piece of art. Its fluid form and exquisite ornate detail are something to behold. 

A decoratively distinctive cast iron radiator that echoes a bygone era, this freestanding vintage radiator has a stunning ornate scrolled detail that lends itself well to our highlight paint effect option or an antiqued paint effect.

This radiator is a popular choice for a traditional refurbishment, barn or warehouse conversion, but is equally at home in a modern setting.


The Montpellier is an enchanting embodiment of classic sophistication, inspired by the daring simplicity of daisies. Also affectionately known as the ‘daisy radiator’, this exquisite piece draws its origins from the romantic landscapes of late 1890s France.

Styled with a delicate daisy and ribbon pattern, the Montpellier has an irresistible charm that evokes a sense of nostalgia and romance. From its ornate foot to its graceful apex, every curve and flourish of this radiator showcases attention-to-detail.

Its allure is in its captivating design and its versatility. Showcased in a hand-painted highlight finish or adorned with a hand-polished effect, this radiator becomes a mesmerising centrepiece that adds warmth and character to any room.

Neo Georgian 4 Column/ Neo Georgian 6 Column

The Neo Georgian comes in four and six-column variants, ensuring you have the choice to pick what’s right for your home. Drawing inspiration from the timeless wisdom of Leonardo Da Vinci, the Neo Georgian embodies the essence of sophistication through simplicity. This stylish yet understated radiator celebrates the early 1900s with its classic clean lines and elegant design, reminiscent of a bygone era. 

Echoing the spirit of the Arts and Crafts movement that influenced British architecture until the 1930s, the Neo Georgian radiates a sense of timeless charm. It’s popular among homeowners seeking the ambience of this era and the ability to evoke nostalgia.

The Neo Georgian radiates substantial heat output per section, ensuring both efficiency and comfort in any space it inhabits. Its versatility extends beyond its functionality, as its clean and lovely aesthetic seamlessly complements modern and period homes alike.


The Oxford offers timeless romance and warmth. This antique-style cast iron radiator is inspired by the opulent charm of late 19th-century France. A piece of art that evokes feelings of love and nostalgia.

With its smooth, sweeping scalloped top detail and elaborate interwoven design at the feet, the Oxford radiates luxury. Each curve of this ornate radiator tells a story steeped in history and craftsmanship.

Its freestanding design and extreme heat efficiency make it the perfect choice for larger period rooms, barns or warehouse conversions, where it adds not only warmth but also enchantment and delight in abundance.


The Piccadilly is a beautifully decorative radiator, a 19th-century Celtic masterpiece that captivates the imagination and stirs the soul; with its flowing Celtic ribbons intricately intertwined with leaves and crowned with scrolls.

Originally crafted by the esteemed American Radiator Company circa 1880, the Piccadilly radiates a sense of history and mystique. Its distinctive Celtic design sets it apart, making it a sought-after treasure often found embellishing the halls of churches and grand estates, where its unique beauty adds a touch of majesty and grandeur.

The Piccadilly radiator is a functional piece and a work of art that invites admiration and wonder. As you gaze upon the flowing lines and intricate details, you can’t help but feel transported to a time of romance and splendour. With its timeless appeal and undeniable allure, it stands as a symbol of elegance and sophistication, destined to leave a lasting impression wherever it resides.


The regal Pimlico Edwardian cast iron radiator is a radiant embodiment of royal heritage and timeless elegance. Embracing its noble roots, this radiator exudes an air of sophistication and grace, reminiscent of the Edwardian era’s refined charm.

Originally crafted in the late Victorian era and favoured by Edwardian homeowners, the Pimlico is affectionately known as the ‘Duchess Radiator’. 

With only 2 columns and a depth of 100mm, it’s the perfect fit for smaller rooms. Whether gracing the walls of a traditional quaint cottage or adding a touch of charm to a modern nursery, its versatile design ensures it remains a cherished centrepiece in any setting.

As you bask in the gentle warmth emanating from the Pimlico, you can’t help but feel transported to a bygone era of grandeur and refinement. With its royal heritage and slim, elegant style, it stands as a timeless testament to the enduring allure of classic design. 

Saint Paul

Prepare to be captivated by the attraction of the Saint Paul cast iron radiator, an enduring masterpiece that transcends mere functionality to become a work of art in iron. 

Originally designed for the esteemed American Radiator Company circa 1842, the Saint Paul brings a sense of drama and charisma that is truly unparalleled. Its intricate design, featuring cherubs, dragons, lions and intertwining vines, evokes a sense of wonderment and enchantment, transporting you to a world of myth and legend.

In a grand hallway, a luxurious living room or an intimate study, the Saint Paul is sure to leave a lasting impression as a genuinely unique and memorable masterpiece. 


Inspired by the fluid movements of ballet, this radiator is a symphony of ornate design and intricate detail, captivating the eye with its swirling waves of etched beauty. Its stunning aesthetic makes it the ideal canvas for an antiqued, hand-painted or polished finish, allowing its inherent beauty to shine through in every detail.

Originating from a London Ballet School in the Victorian era, the Shaftsbury radiates a delightful decadence that is distinctive and enchanting. Its rich history and classic appeal make it the perfect choice for traditional settings, where it adds a touch of grandeur to any room.

As you bask in the gentle warmth emanating from the Shaftsbury, you can’t help but be swept away by its graceful presence and undeniable charm.


The Sloane is an exquisite example of intricate elegance that harkens back to the grandeur of the 1880s. The radiator’s finely-etched features have earned it the endearing nickname of the ‘curly-eared princess’.

Its elaborate design captures the imagination with delicate curves and ornate detailing. Each feature invites admiration and awe.

As the centrepiece of a modern setting seeking a contemporary look or gracing the walls of a period home craving traditional charm, the Sloane radiator effortlessly bridges the gap between past and present, adding a touch of timeless elegance to any space.

Victoriana 3 Column/ Victoriana 4 Column

A masterpiece that honours the refined aesthetic of the 19th century. Originating from America in the 1880s, the Victoriana design exudes a sense of history and heritage with its beautifully simplistic yet elegant style.

During the late Victorian era, buildings adorned with the Victoriana emanated an air of sophistication and grace. Today, Paladin has meticulously recreated this iconic design to offer an authentic traditional cast iron radiator in three-column and four-column options. 

As you admire the Victoriana, you can appreciate its enduring beauty and enduring design. It stands as a testament to the craftsmanship and artistry of its era, reminding us that sometimes, history truly does repeat itself in the most beautiful of ways.

We hope to have ignited your interest in cast iron radiators and inspired your choice. Our collection features an array of opulent options, ensuring there’s something to suit all tastes. Explore further with our electric cast iron radiators and our innovative CORE range for even more exciting choices.

For personalised assistance, don’t hesitate to contact a member of our friendly team on 01205 280354 or email us here.

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