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

Picture Blocks

Used both for construction and as a type of three dimensional jigsaw, these block are hollow, made from thin pieces of wood covered with paper pictures.

In the classroom:  

How many complete pictures can be made with this set? What animals can you spot? Make a set of cubes from thin card and either draw pictures or use pictures from magazines to make up the 6 sides.

picture blocks


Strange But True

  • list arrowLazy Keufs

    These were special dog tongs used for removing badly behaved dogs from church during services.  There is still a pair in St Beuno's Church, Clynnog Fawr, North Wales


Historical Handy Hints