Original Royal Sussex Trug

Large Original Royal Sussex Trug

£160.00

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Handmade by a team of skilled craftspeople, these Royal Sussex Trugs have been traditionally styled in a beautiful manner, paying homage to the original designs. Stylish and durable, they are perfect for carrying produce and flower cuttings from your garden to the kitchen, and are sure to be passed down through the generations.

Insights

During the 19th century, Sussex-man, Thomas Smith, revolutionised the gardening scene with the innovative trug. They became so popular even Queen Victoria bought them as gifts for the royal family! Crafted using the same traditional techniques, these contemporary Sussex trugs extend the legacy of this garden essential and remain an ever valuable tool for the discerning gardener.

Details & Care
  • Handmade from Sweet Chestnut and Cricket Bat Willow
  • Secured with brass screws and copper tacks
  • Finished with natural bark edging
  • Signed and dated by the maker