Ernest William Gimson (1864-1919)
Next to the fireplace in the dining room sits this spindle back, rush seat armchair. The chair was designed by Ernest Gimson, circa 1899. It is thought to have been made from ash by Edward Gardiner, who worked alongside Ernest in Sapperton, Gloucestershire.
One ash spindle back open armchair with rush seat, c. 1899, Ernest Gimson.
On loan to the National Trust from Donald Gimson, last owner of Stoneywell Cottage.
Makers and roles
Ernest William Gimson (1864-1919), designer