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Bespoke Solid Oak Refectory Dining Table & 10 Chairs

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This large solid oak refectory dining table was hand-crafted from solid English oak in the style of a Jacobean dining table, at our own workshops in Norfolk, England. It is supplied with a set of 10 ladderback chairs which complement it perfectly.

This large dining table has been made using traditional methods in a distinctive Jacobean style. It comprises a very substantial fixed oak plank top, mounted onto four very sturdy legs together with a single central stretcher connected to two rails for additional strength. This table will comfortably seat ten people.

The very distinctive Jacobean refectory styling gives this lovely table a distinctive aesthetic which would work well in a typical country house or a traditional hotel setting. Whether this is used as a large dining table or indeed as a conference table or boardroom table, the single central stretcher arrangement makes it comfortable to sit at using chairs, as opposed to benches.

Bespoke Tables Service

We can also handcraft a table in this style to your own requirements should the size and/or colour of this one not meet your requirements.

Set of Ten Ladderback Chairs

To accompany this fine Jacobean table we have matched it with a set of 10 ladderback chairs, comprising eight chairs and two armchairs. 


As can be seen in the photographs, this piece is in superb condition. The table is brand new and the ladderback chairs date from the latter part of the last century.

More Information and Viewing

It is strongly advisable to view an item like this, in person, if you possibly can but we appreciate that the trip to London, where our showrooms are located, is not always possible.

If you would like more information about this refectory dining table and ladderback chairs set or if you have any questions or queries about the set, please contact us by email or phone using the contact details at the top of the page. Whether calling in person at the showroom or making contact by email or phone, please quote this item’s reference number 03869A so we can be sure to show you, or talk about the dining table you are interested in.

Shipping, Delivery and Returns

We ship items free of charge to any mainland UK address.

If you would like to have this dining table and ladderback chairs set shipped to a non-UK destination, we will carefully pack and ship this item anywhere worldwide. Please ask us for a shipping quote first before purchasing the large dining table as we need to be sure we can meet your expectations and requirements.

If you are not satisfied with your purchase in keeping with the Distance Selling Regulations, we offer a 14-day money back guarantee. You must return this Jacobean style large oak refectory dining table and its accompanying set of ladderback chairs in its original packaging and condition to be eligible for a refund. Please be aware that you are responsible for paying the return shipping charges, unless we sent you the wrong item, i.e. one that is materially different to what you ordered.

You are also responsible for paying any duties or taxes that fall due through shipping this large dining table and chair set outside the European Union.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 77 x Width 107 x Depth 260 - Table

Height 99 x Width 49 x Depth 39 - Chair

Height 108 x Width 55 x Depth 42 - Armchair

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 6 inches x Width 3 feet, 6 inches x Depth 8 feet, 6 inches - Table

Height 3 feet, 3 inches x Width 1 foot, 7 inches x Depth 1 foot, 3 inches - Chair

Height 3 feet, 6 inches x Width 1 foot, 10 inches x Depth 1 foot, 4 inches - Armchair

Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)

was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.

While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.

Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.

The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).


is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.

It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

Our reference: 03869a