Completed in March of 2008, the Minster Lovell Faery Dollhouse is the second Enchanted Woodland Faery Dollhouse Assemblage designed and constructed by Melissa Chaple based upon the descriptions of Elizabeth Bates, who first discovered the original house in the summer of 1917. Unlike the Cottington Faeiries discovered the same summer in Yorkshire, Elizabeth’s discovery has remained a secret until her diary and box of artifacts and photographs were found and listed in an eBay auction.
The miniature fairy house is built to a 1:12 inch scale set in the real world of the small English
Included with the house are the original manuscript diary of 12 year old Elizabeth Bates who first found the original fairy house, her original Eveready flashlight and evidence collected on her Faery Quest. village of Minister Lovell on the banks of the River Windrush.The river rock base if 18” by 29” and the house stands 29” including attached fallen branch. All furniture (with exception of harp) is hand carved and constructed.
To view more creations by Melissa Chaple, visit her website The Enchanted Woodland Faery Dollhouse Co. at http://enchantedwoodlandfaer.intuitwebsites.com