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National Trust Cowshed

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We have just supplied 60 of our Thetford and Darwin dining chairs for the National Trust's new tearoom at Greys Court, near Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire. This charming tearoom has been converted from a former cowshed on the estate. Grey's Cort is an intimate family home and peaceful estate set in the rolling hills of the Chilterns. This picturesque 16th-century mansion and tranquil gardens were home to the Brunner family until recent years. The house exudes a welcoming atmosphere with a well-stocked kitchen and homely living rooms. The series of walled gardens is a colourful patchwork of interest set amid medieval ruins. Other buildings from earlier eras include the Great Tower from the 12th century and a rare Tudor donkey wheel, in use until the early 20th century.