Household Furniture

Trestle Table & 2 Benches
16th cent. (Tudor) onwards.  A long table designed to seat all the family.  The table top rested on trestles, which were fixed in place by a central stretcher.  During the early part of this period it was usual to sit on benches or settles; chairs were rare.
1/24th - 26
- NOW 13


Cottage Table and 2 Chairs
18th cent. (Georgian) onwards.  A basic planked table and two simple ladder-back chairs with wooden seats.  These would have been made by local carpenters for the ordinary working classes.
1/24th - 30
- NOW 15

Scrubbed-Top KitchenTable

Scrubbed-Top Kitchen Table
Mid 19th cent. (Victorian) onwards.  This table has an opening drawer for utensils.  The pine top provided a useful work surface, which after use would be scrubbed down, hence the pale colour.
1/24th - 14
- NOW 7
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Splat-back Chair
18th cent. (Georgian) onwards.  The splat-back chair has a ‘leather’ seat in either red or green.  State which when ordering.
1/24th - 17
- NOW 8.50

tables & seating

Dining Chair
Mid 19th cent. (Victorian) onwards.  These chairs are based upon the dining chairs in the main room of Beatrix Potter’s home, Hill Top, in the Lake District.
1/24th - 17
- NOW 8.50

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Meat Safe
19th cent. (Victorian) onwards.  A cupboard with wire wooden framed door to protect cooked meat and pies from flies.  It was raised off the floor to protect against mice and rats.
1/24th - 12
- NOW 6

panelled cradle

Rocking Cradle
16th cent. (Tudor) onwards.  A panelled cradle mounted on wooden rockers.  Wooden pins along the sides could be laced with cords to keep the bedding and baby in place.  Finials at the corners aided rocking by hand.
1/24th - 18
- NOW 9


Swinging Cradle
Early 16th cent. (Tudor) onwards.  A simple box of moulded boards hung between two upright posts that were joined together by two stretchers at floor level.
1/24th - 18
- NOW 9


Wall Clock (non-working)
Mid 19th cent. onwards.  A very popular clock that was hung from the wall and largely replaced the more expensive grandfather clock. 
1/24th - 15
- NOW 7.50


Wooden Trenchers (set of 4)
15th cent. (Tudor).  A square piece of wood with a circular hollow carved into the centre to hold the food. 
- NOW 1

Ash Box (with ashes)
16th cent. (Tudor).  Based on one found in the wreckage of the Mary Rose.  Used for carrying hot ashes from the fire.
1/24th - 5
- NOW 2.50

ash box

Bread Board & Rolling Pin
19th cent. (Victorian) onwards.
1/24th - 1.50
- NOW 0.75

farm cart

Farm Cart
Late 19th cent. (Victorian).  A single horse farm cart, used all over the British Isles with many local variations.
1/24th - 35 - NOW 17.50


Farm Tools (set 1)
1/24th - 12.00 the set. - NOW 6