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

Kitchen Table

Explore the fascinating equipment that made up a Victorian kitchen - find the lark spit, sugar nippers, spice tin, marmalade cutter and other culinary treasures. The water pump is connected to a well beneath the floor and originally also pumped the water to the judge's water-closet. The adjoining pantry is painted blue to keep the flies away and you can see a fine wooden refrigerator.

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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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