A fine quality early 19th Century mahogany stick barometer, the case with a break-arch pediment with a brass urn finial over the plates which are protected by a glazed door. The tube is exposed on the trunk, which is edge moulded with herringbone mahogany veneers. The tube cistern terminates within a hemispherical cistern cover.
The silvered brass register plates are signed by the maker, WATKINS, BRISTOL. It is mounted with a mercury Fahrenheit thermometer and a manually operated Vernier slide.