Explore the fascinating world of the Victorian judges at this award-winning historic house.

The Newells of Presteigne

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

This exhibition has reopened and will run intil 28th April 2013

Open 10am  - 5pm Tues - Sun

Newells of Presteigne exhibition

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  • list arrowHow did Victorians try out a new invention?

    Test it on the servants of course! That's what happened in 1860 at The Judge's Lodging, when gas lighting was put into the basement and not the Judge's rooms. They wanted to see if they got sick from the fumes. The servants were fine - that's why we got the lights working again.

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