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

Clerks Room

Used by the visiting magistrates and judge's clerks, this charming bedroom features a bidet stool (very soothing after a long journey on those bumpy Victorian roads), commode chest, where the toilet is concealed to look like a set of drawers and hipbath.

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  • list arrowTo stink or not to stink

    It takes 25 trips up and down our 41 stairs to bring the water from the basement water pump to fill the Judge's Bath (we know, we've tried it). Let's hope the judges liked to be stinky - poor maid!

     

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