Living Room/Kitchen

1/24th scale kitchen furniture
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trestle table

Trestle Table, Benches & Stool
(as a set but can be bought individually)
16th century 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.  The stool was not only used as a seat but also for children to stand upon to reach the table.
1/24th - 30 the set.

trestle stool
trestle table
trestle bench

Trestle Table
1/24th - 15

Trestle Bench
1/24th - 7.50

Stool
1/24th - 4

Settle
16th century onwards.  Often positioned by the fire in the living room/kitchen.  A high back and sides to keep draughts away. 
1/24th - 15
Settle with cushion - 16.00

panelled chest

Panelled Chest (with opening lid)
17th century onwards.  Used for storage and also additional seating.  At this time bent nails were used as hinges.  Such chests were still in use many centuries later.
1/24th - 18

chicken dresser

Chicken Dresser
(with lifting coop door)
Late 18th century onwards.  Hens will not lay in the cold, so they were brought indoors during the winter.  The central section of the dresser lifted up to allow the hens in and out of the coop.
1/24th - 33

table

Cottage Table and Chair Set
(as a set but can be bought individually)
18th century 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.
Also available painted either green or cream.
1/24th - 34 the set.

Spinning Wheel and Spinning Chair
19th century onwards.  Most farms spun their own wool and so owned a spinning wheel.  Originally, the wheel was hand-turned but later it had a treadle fitted to enable both hands to be used to wind and twist the wool.  Complete with spinning chair.
1/24th - 38

chicken dresser with chickens

Chicken Dresser with chickens (1/24th scale only)
As above but comes straw-lined and with an assortment of at least three different chickens (actual chickens may vary from those shown).
1/24th - 48

scrollback windsor chair

Scroll-back Windsor Chair
Late 19th century onwards.  The uprights on this chair curve backwards at the top and are joined by two rails.  The legs are connected with a H-shaped stretcher.  These chairs were very common in working class homes of the Victorian era.
1/24th - 17

lathback windsor chair

Lath-back Windsor Chair
Mid 19th century onwards.  Developed from the comb-back stick chair.  Laths had replaced the earlier sticks and were topped by a heavy rail.  The legs are joined by a H-shaped stretcher.  A popular seat in cottages and smaller homes, and for servants in better class houses.
1/24th - 17

boarded stool

Boarded Stool
Middle Ages onwards.  Stools were the most usual form of seating until chairs became more commonplace during the mid 17th century.
1/24th - 5

Ash Box (with ashes)
From the 16th century (one was found in the wreckage of the Mary Rose).  Used for carrying hot ashes from the fire.
1/24th - 5

ash box
griddle

Griddle
Used over an open fire by suspending from a chimney crane to cook clap bread (unleven bread) and oatcakes.
1/24th - 1.50

potboard dresser

Potboard Dresser
18th century onwards.  A dresser was originally a board or table on which one ‘dressed’ the food before serving it.  This example has a potboard at the base on which large pots, etc. could be stored.  There are three opening drawers, and a shelf unit on which to stand plates.
1/24th - 37

stick back chair

Country Stick-back (Comb-back Windsor) Chair
18th century onwards.  Stick-back chairs were made in country areas by local carpenters for many years before they were mass-produced and became known as Windsor chairs.  This, the earliest type, had plain stick legs and a plain seat.  It was called a comb-back chair because the tall sticks at the back resembled a wide-toothed comb.
1/24th - 22 (with cushion - 23)

court cupboard

Court Cupboard
Late 16th century onwards.  Used for the storage of pewter, crockery, linen and dry foods.  Virtually all Lakeland houses would have had a ‘bread cupboard’, as they were commonly known, for storing the home-made clap bread.
1/24th - 55

cottage table

Simple Cottage Table
1/24th - 12

ladder back chair

Simple Ladder-Back Chair
1/24th - 12.50

Rocking Chair

Rocking Chair with arms
Mid 19th century onwards.  As above but made into a rocking chair with curved rocking slats connecting the back and front legs.
1/24th - 24

DresserwithCupboards

Dresser with Cupboards
18th century onwards.  This large dresser has three opening drawers with two opening cupboards below and a shelf unit above.

1/24th - 45

Scrubbed-Top KitchenTable

Scrubbed-Top Kitchen Table
19th century 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 - 16

Spinning-Wheel-&-Chair
Spinning-Wheel
SpinningChair

Spinning Wheel
As above but without spinning chair
1/24th - 34

Spinning Chair
The spinning chair was designed to be very low with a high back and three legs.
1/24th - 6

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Kettle

Black Kettle
Commonly found upon the kitchen range.
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Settle