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Gateleg Tables

Gateleg tables, all bespoke and handmade in Britain, from solid oak and fruitwood. These are very close copies of antique gatelegs, that will make comfortable 4, 6 and 8 seater dining tables and will fit perfectly into any period country style interior.

Gateleg tables were developed from the simple folding table in the late 1500's but these early pieces were generally quite small (widely referred to today as credence tables), folding on one side only and, when not open, were intended to sit against a wall to act as a side table. Gateleg tables for dining were at their most fashionable in the 17th century, particularly in middle class homes. A popular arrangement at the time, was to have several small gateleg tables in one room, so a large number of people could be seated in small and intimate groups. They are normally oval in shape, but can also be rectangular or octagonal.

Many of our furniture commissions are bespoke, from scratch, so do feel free to contact Early Oak Reproductions, if you can't find what you're looking for in any of the examples below.

Our managing director, Nick, has written several articles relating to table design and history, which you may find useful: 

 

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All our prices include VAT and free mainland England delivery.   Details here of our UK and overseas delivery service

Easy ways to place your order and pay...

1. You can simply place your order here on our website by using our intuitive selection boxes (on any of our product pages) and then continue through to your basket page (you'll need to register with us first - see 'Login/Register'. This will then take you through to the secure server of WorldPay, where you can pay your deposit for bespoke pieces, or full payment for accessories.

2. Alternatively, you can email or phone your order through, or visit us personally at our showroom. Click here for contact details.  We accept BACS transfer, cheque, credit card or debit card payments.

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