Holt Antiques at
Walsingham Mill
The Old Mill
Cokers Hill
Little Walsingham
Norfolk
NR22 6BN
England

Purveyors of quality original antique 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th Century oak and country furniture, fine art and decorative period items

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19/04/21 - Our Walsingham Store is now open for business but operating on reduced hours!

Holt Antique Furniture Ltd and its related Companies would like to update you on what's happening at our antiques store “Holt Antiques at Walsingham Mill” with the continued threat of Coronavirus (Covid-19).

We have now re-opened our doors to customers who wish to visit the mill in person.

Our opening hours are:

Sunday - closed

Monday - closed

Tuesday - closed

Wednesday - open - 11am to 4pm

Thursday - open - 11am to 4pm

Friday - open - 11am to 4pm

Saturday - open 11am to 4pm

Covid guidelines must be followed when entering our store. Please note that the following rules currently apply to ensure the continued safety of both customers and our staff too.

1. The shop can only accomodate a maximum of 6 customers at any one time;

2. Facemasks must be worn continually whilst in-store. We do not allow any exceptions to this;

3. Hand sanitizer (provided by us) must be used on entry;

4. Please follow the one-way system which is marked out in-store; and

5. Please obey the 2 metre distancing rule. Again this is marked out in-store.

Thanks for your continued support and understanding during this time.

Rare 18th Century English Antique Wrought Iron Game Stand - Provenance - Originating from the former game larder at The Gunton Park Estate, Norfolk

  • Reference : DG25
  • Availability : Available Now
  • Dimensions : Height in excess of 6 ft
  • Price : £1495

Information

A stunning 18thC English antique wrought iron game stand of large proportions standing in excess of 6ft tall! Carl, one of our members of staff, kindly agreed to stand next to the stand to give client's an idea of its size.  Thank you Carl!

 

Originating from the game larder of the Gunton Park Estate, Norfolk, the former country seat of the Harbord family.  

 

The manor house was originally designed by Matthew Brettingham in 1742, and extended by Samuel and James Wyatt. The house and park remain albeit the buildings have been converted into twenty private dwellings and are now under different ownership.

 

The stand formed part of the sale of the contents of the house in the 1980's and had remained with the same buyer until recently when we were fortunate to be able to transfer it in to our ownership.

 

The stand is supported on a tripod base and comprises a beautiful twisted central column, the iron twisted in four different directions, as it travels up the stem.  There are three tiers of hanging hooks, each again constructed from twisted iron with scroll to each base. The bottom tier has three hangers; the central tier has four hangers; and the top a further three (there were originally four to the top tier however one is missing).  The original drip pan also remains.

 

This stand could be used as both a game stand or could make an impressive candelabrum (the previous owner was using it for the latter).

 

Condition - surface rust and pitting.  Top tier is missing one hanging hook.

 

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