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

...and on TV again!

Yes, we are on your screens again this week. This time, you can see us on Antiques Road Trip, with our rooms looking splendid and an interview with our very own Charles Kightly - historical consultant to the museum.

Antiques Road Trip, Series 3, Episode 29

BBC 2  Thursday 20th October at 17.15

 

They were particularly interested in our Radnorshire Jury Ballot box, the oldest known surviving one of its kind. You can find out a bit more about this and other objects from our collection on the BBC's A History of the World website

 

 

 

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  • list arrowHow did Victorians try out a new invention?

    Test it on the servants of course! That's what happened in 1860 at The Judge's Lodging, when gas lighting was put into the basement and not the Judge's rooms. They wanted to see if they got sick from the fumes. The servants were fine - that's why we got the lights working again.

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