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A late-seventeenth century oak settle; the five-panel back with geometric moulding to the centre panel, flanked by down-scrolled arms; the lift seat over a compartment with three panels to the front; English, part about 1680; the right arm replaced; the entire lower portion rebuilt incorporating some old timber.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 257

  • Date

    c. 1680

  • Material

    wood oak

  • Measurements

  • Length

    1.79 metres

  • Width

    0.39 metres

  • Height

    1.13 metres

  • Location

    Shakespeare's Birthplace - Joan Hart's Cottage

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust