1740 Indenture (between Thomas Thynne, 2nd Visount Weymouth (1710-1751) and Richard Hoare and Christopher Arnold) possibly No. 54 Best Bed Chamber, 'a Fine Egyptian Marble Table with Gold Veins standing on a rich Carved & Gilt Frame' or No. 72 Ladys Dressing Room, 'a Fine Egyptian Marble Table on a Carved & Gilt Frame'.
1869 Inventory, either Gallery, 'A Carved and gilt pier table with verde antique slab'
or 'North Ante Room to Gallery 'A carved and gilt pier table A ditto with marble top'.
D. Burnett, Longleat, The Story of an English Country House, Dorset, 1988, rev. ed (black and white interior photograph).