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As some of the gentry rebuilt their houses, the hall, where feasts were held, would be provided with furnishings such as a high table with benches and a cupboard to store household items. By this period, hall-houses included a number of rooms under one roof (see Architecture: Plan) and in the wealthiest homes guests did not have to sleep on the floor of the hall but instead could be offered beds, possibly in separate rooms.

In these houses, also, an open fire in the middle of the hall was replaced with a grand fireplace and a chimney and colourful tapestries would adorn the walls.
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