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

The Judge's Lodging is run by its own charity, The Judge's Lodging Trust Ltd.

Registered Charity number 1062215


Staff Vacancy

We're very excited to be looking for a new staff member to join our team. The post of Volunteer Coordinator, is being created, thanks to HLF's support.

For Job Description and Person Specification, please see here

Interviews to be held in early May

Please submit a CV and cover letter by 21st April 2017 to the Development Manager, Gaby Rivers


If you wish to discuss this post, please contact Gaby on 01544 260650  or email info@judgeslodging.org.uk


  Audience Research - Invitation to Tender

With the great news that we have received HLF funding to support us and build our resilience, we are putting out the invitation to tender for research into our current and potential audiences.  Full details can be found here

  Tenders must be submitted via e-mail, subject bar ‘Judge’s Lodging Audience Research Tender‘ to Ashley Charlwood, Chair, Board of Trustees at


no later than 12 noon on Friday 21st April

Should tenderers wish to visit The Judge’s Lodging , please contact Gabrielle Rivers, Development Manager info@judgeslodging.org.uk (01544 260650)

Any questions or clarifications should be submitted to Diane Gwilt, Trustee  dianegwlit@btconnect.com

 Interviews will be held on 2nd May


Supported by HLF


Forthcoming Events

Strange But True

  • 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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