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

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

Opening Times: see news below


07551 383897

Walsingham Mill:

01328 821763

Web Enquiries

All Major Credit Cards Accepted

Mastercard Accepted Visa Accepted Maestro Accepted Paypal Accepted


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.

Petite 18th Century English Antique Oak Spice Cupboard with Bold Dentil Cornice, Circa 1770

  • Reference : 3095
  • Availability : Available Now
  • Dimensions : Height 13 1/2" x Max Width 11 1/2" x Depth 6 3/4"
  • Price : £995


A lovely English antique oak and pine spice cupboard.

George III period, circa 1770 or earlier.

This small cupboard has a number of desirable and unusual features:  

- Bold dentil cornice with unusual diagonal slanted "teeth".

- Double reeded moulding around the edge of the door. This is a typically late 17th or early 18th century feature.

- Nice early form butterfly type brass hinges

- Small, neat dimensions. Good proportions with a bold cornice.

This is very much a country piece and is constructed out of oak and pine. One side board is of stained pine, the other is of oak. The base board is stained pine.

The interior is stained pine and the drawers are of crude construction. The black stain appears to be of a later date.

The butterfly hinges and the double reeded moulding would have been distinctly old-fashioned by 1770, but the cornice has a mid 18th century feel to it and I have dated it conservatively to 1770 on the basis that it is a provincial piece.


As per photographs, but please note in particular:

Replaced modern lock (no key);

Loss to left hand corner of cornice;

Possible old repair to door; and

Old marks and scratches commensurate with age.

We ship worldwide!

Buy with confidence too!

We are a member of LAPADA (London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association) and CINOA.  LAPADA is the UK’s largest trade association for professional art & antiques dealers (representing approximately 500 UK dealer members). CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations (representing 5000 dealers from 32 associations in 22 countries).

All items are backed by our LAPADA guarantee.

Want further information or wish to purchase this item or discuss shipping costs?Tel: 07551 383897 (line open 9.30 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Saturday UK time) where we can take payment over the phone; OR

Email us with your contact details via the "Contact Us" tab quoting the stock reference number and we will respond and make contact with you within 24 hours of receipt.

Please also see the terms and conditions of purchase at the bottom of the home page.