There's an elm restraint bar at the back to prevent the lid from being opened too far. It has heavy duty gun metal lifting handles and a 4" deep framed lid.
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Blanket chests were traditionally sited on the upstairs landing so any member of the household, perhaps awakening in the night, could have access to them without disturbing others. Candles were stored inside in a small separate compartment, so that they too were easily accessible.