1600 - 1620
Oak and elm
81.5 x 556.4 x 83.1 cmOrder this image
Chastleton House, Oxfordshire (Accredited Museum)
The refectory table would have been used by the servants whilst the family dined on another table on the raised dais area in the Great Hall. It is one of the few items in the Chastleton collection that can be identified with certainty in the 1633 inventory; taken the year after the death of the first owner of Chastleton House, Walter Jones.
A refectory table, early 17th century; the top of three continuous planks, on 6 turned legs with rectangular stretchers. Made of oak.
1633 inventory 'one long table with a frame'