What a history of chair arches

March 2005
Cabinet Maker;3/25/2005, Issue 5431, p35
Trade Publication
The article presents information about the chair arches in Wycombe, Great Britain. There have been five chair arches in the town. The first arch was in 1877 to mark the visit of Queen Victoria. Seven years later Prince Edward came calling so it was rebuilt. In 1889 another was erected to welcome back Lord and Lady Carrington from Australia. Then for 73 years chair arches became a thing of legend until 1962 when the arch was built near the town hall to mark the visit of the Queen. It was 38 years before another arch was built, this time to celebrate the millennium.


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