“The concept of a keeping room dates back to Colonial times. In those days, the keeping room was located directly off the kitchen, which, because of the stove, was also the warmest room in the house. By day, families gathered here to do indoor chores—cooking prep, mending, laundry and the like—and by night would sleep there during the colder seasons. Here too they’d often have the last meal of the day.”
Meridith Ingram, CV Home Magazine

THE KEEPING ROOM

  • Rhode Island Stone Fireplace
    with primitive oven
  • Large, wide-plank harvest table
  • Period furniture and decor
  • Various seating options
Heavitree Bed & Breakfast, Griswold, CT
Heavitree Bed & Breakfast, Griswold, CT

Book a private suite or the
whole 18th century Tavern

Overnight Stay ~ Weekend Getaway
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Heavitree Bed & Breakfast
78 Oakville Rd. Griswold, CT 06351

For Reservations, please call
860-884-0936