In these soggy islands of ours, mudguards, a good solid word, were almost obligatory until the idiot fashion of mountain bikes took over, and for the very good reason that a decent pair kept a substantial volume of spray away from the rider.
My slowly maturing Raleigh has this style fitted.
It's from this page: http://www.oldbike.eu/wordpress/?page_id=2353
. Can't think who would appreciate it.