Serving the communities of Bures St Mary and Bures Hamlet


Essex Model House Photographs

Essex Model House

Part 11 - Detailed Photographs

essex house

essex house
Rear View - Elizabethan style
Lawnmower, fully working model.
Front View - Georgian
Rambling Rose made from Bibillia Lace
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essex house

Nursery and Bedroom upstairs,
Drawing room downstairs, this includes two stitched carpets, inlaid mantlepiece. Chippendale Mirror,

Four Poster Bed, a replica of one owned by Sir Francis Drakes family
essex house
essex house
Complexity of roof tiles, 12,000 were hand cut from Vinyl Tiles

One item not shown here is the Chinese Bedroom. This includes hand painted wallpaper representing the four seasons. The Chinese carpet has 800 stitches to the square inch. (thats 28 x 28 stiches per sq inch), caned chair and a double caned setee.

Research by Alan Beales
Acknowledgment to Braintree Museum for all their valuable help