“Adding value to collection pieces by careful restoration and reproduction has hailed John Beavan as a noted cabinet maker of the 21st century and ‘one of England’s finest cabinetmakers’” Duke of Richmond
John is complimented by his team in his Worcestershire workshop and Nicki his wife with her eco-friendly approach.
“Craftsmanship names an enduring, basic human impulse, the desire to do a job well for its own sake.” Richard Sennett, The Craftsman
Their picturesque home here at Parsons Hall Farm, standing amongst Worcestershire’s most idyllic countryside rests one of England’s oldest historic Cruck timber frame buildings. This is the enchanting place John Beavan and family call “home”. It’s a short path across a charming cobbled yard to John Beavan Luxury Bespoke Furniture (link to JB opening in new tab) workshop.
The family home, as one would imagine is full of early furniture, carved beams and oak paneling intricately replicated to be in-keeping with the house which has been lovingly restored, along with the original tithe barn, which is available to hire for private events also classic car and motorcycle pit stop, Click here
The Tithe barn is Grade II listed There are 18” tall stone plinths separating the bays, we have made wooden log steps and wrought iron hand rails to enable guests to get from one bay to another as the building is Grade II listed we cannot alter the fabrication of the barn.
Outside the original cobbles surrounding the tithe barn, these may be a little difficult for the elderly or less able to walk on but so long as guests are aware of the organics of the building
Reinstating some of the lost detailing, the main fireplace was discovered with evidence showing two platforms which carried a huge oak beam, John cut the beam out of local oak and hand carved scrolls and dragons
An early Elizabethan full tester bed, having bulbous urns leading up to tapering twisted and reeded columns, hand carved linen fold panels to the head and foot boards, a break fronted cornice surrounds the canopy, the entire bed has been softly hand polished to achieve the era.
A replica of an early c 1760 George III oak lowboy, hand carved cabriole legs and pad feet, three beaded and dovetailed drawers each with a brass drops and decorative backplate, a shaped arcaded frieze with drop finials, polished to a warm mellow mid coloured oak.