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

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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!

     

Historical Handy Hints

  • list arrowWarts
    Rub them with fresh beef every day until
  • list arrowAn insect trap
    Scoop out the inside of a turnip, scallop
  • list arrowMusty clothes
    When clothes have acquired an unpleasant odour by

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