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

Antidote against mice

Gather wild mint, put it where you wish to keep them out, and they will not trouble you. 1852

 

As with all our historical handy hints, this is a real tip from a Victorian book. We cannot say that it'll work and it's up to you if you want to try!

 

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Strange But True

  • 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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