• Item: Bench
• Period: Late Victorian
• Provenance: North Wales, UK
• Wood: Solid pitch pine
• Fixed bar back
• Concave shaped seat
• Chamfered seat ends
• Solid cast iron cross-stretcher legs
• Additional benches available
• Excellent polish & patination
• Excellent quality
• Completely original
• Very heavy and sturdy
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
Here is an example of a very good quality antique Welsh Victorian pitch pine railway station bench, circa 1880, in good original condition. Constructed of solid pitch pine, the bench features a fixed horizontal bar back that is supported by sturdy cast iron upright arms. Likewise, the seat is constructed of solid pitch pine and features a concave shape for comfortable seating. The ends of the seat and bar back are chamfered. The bench is supported by two solid cast iron cross-stretchers that connect to the bar backs. This style of bench would have been constructed for use on the British railway system, on station platforms during the late Victorian period. The bench boasts an excellent colour and patination. It is completely original and is very heavy and sturdy.
The bench features a rich pitch pine colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This truly is a very beautiful item with quality construction and is original throughout. It is rare to see one in such good condition.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the hall way or kitchen. This item would certainly grace any home and is a great investment as it is extremely functional. So don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
External Height = 78.5cm or 30⅞” or 2ft 6⅞”
External Width = 183cm or 72” or 6ft
External Depth = 41cm or 16⅛” or 1ft 4⅛”
Seat Height = 44.5cm or 17½” or 1ft 5½”
Seat Width = 183cm or 72” or 6ft
Seat Depth = 31.5cm or 12⅜” or 1ft 0⅜”
Back Height = 38cm or 15” or 1ft 3”
This item is in good and completely original condition. Importantly, there are no breaks to the case iron legs or supporting arms. Nominal old use marks and shakes to the seat and leading edges, including the pine bar back, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There has been and old repair to the pine seat above the left leg (when facing the bench – see photos), however, the seat is completely solid. The bench boasts its original polish; which is why the colour and patination is excellent. This patination cannot be recreated through re-polishing. The seat and legs are extremely sturdy, well constructed, and solid in joint, ready for use.
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Ref. Bench Fixed 21