Downton Inspired Dining

Get the Downton Abbey look from the brand that continues to adorn the dining table of the Crawley family.

Last weekend, the highly anticipated Downton Abbey film made its big screen debut and with it an insightful glimpse into what life was like in an aristocratic post Edwardian England. Known for their lavish dinner parties, the Crawley family are often seen displaying their splendid Spode Stafford White tableware collection.

The stunning Stafford White collection itself is no longer available but if you’re inspired by their dining style, you can get the Downton look for your home with some of Spode’s other timeless designs.

Downton Abbey Spode Stafford White

Stafford White adorns the table of the Crawley family. The production company purchased a huge collection and added the family's crest to the plates.

Lady Mary Stafford White Teacup

Lady Mary Crawley ponders recent events at Downton
Abbey as she holds an after dinner drink in Stafford White.

The Earl of Grantham Stafford White Teacup

The Earl of Grantham enjoys playing a game of draughts
with his grandson whilst also partaking in a little tea and
cake served in Spode’s Stafford White.

Blue Italian

Blue Italian was used downstairs in the manor house of Dowager Countess of Grantham. It was launched in 1816 and is Spode’s oldest and most iconic design. It creates a truly magnificent table setting for your dinner parties and a piece or two strategically placed in your home will add a flourish of heritage charm.

Blue ITalian Table Setting

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Try Blue Italian for Christmas too. It really sets a magical scene.

Blue Italian Christmas Setting

Delamere Rural

Utilising Spode’s archive designs to wonderful effect, Delamere Rural features a delicately detailed border with originates from the 1800s. In a gentle grey colourway, it is effortlessly elegant making for a wonderful lunch, dinner or afternoon tea.

Delamere Rural Table Setting

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Pure Morris

Featuring Morris & Co.’s iconic Strawberry Thief and Willow Bough designs in a soft grey colourway, Spode’s Pure Morris collection encapsulates the very best of Great British design and craftsmanship. Create the tablescape of your dreams with this collection.

Spode Pure Morris Table Setting

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