1800 - 1900
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Montacute House, Somerset (Accredited Museum)
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Glastonbury chairs are based on a seat made for the last Abbot of Glastonbury Abbey which he used during his trial in the dissolution of the monastery.
Glastonbury chair. The rectangular back has a central carved panel below a rail, shaped open arms on X design legs with pegged joints; the arms and top rail with Latin inscription in gothic script. Nineteenth century.