Each of the small doors has had a small square hole cut and re-plugged in the central panel. It has been suggested that this tradition was a mark of respect for a loved one. Lots 222, 279 and 290 also display this feature.
A closely related example is illustrated in L. Twiston-Davies and H.J. Lloyd-Johnes, Welsh Furniture, Wales, 1950, pl. 81, with its provenance given as Caernarvonshire. A similar example is illustrated in Victor Chinnery, Oak Furniture, The British Tradition, Woodbridge, 1979, p. 324, fig. 3.275 and another in Ralph Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, rev. ed., London, 1954, Vol. 2, p. 197, fig. 21.