National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
Outside the tree house in the garden is a round toy green plastic bush. It opens up to provide a cosy home for the dog Barky. It is part of the collection belonging to the Palitoy Family Tree House.
Purchased on eBay from Michael Adams for the Museum of Childhood in 2016. Palitoy was founded by Alfred Edward Pallet in 1919 under the name of Cascelloid Company in 1937 moved to Coalville in 1965 separated from rest of Cascelloid and renamed Palitoy Division. The Tree House range started production in 1975 discontinued in 1980 the factory closing in June 1994.
Makers and roles
Palitoy Company, manufacturer