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

Indoor Games

Books of games to be played outdoors or at home were very popular. This game of 'Head, Body and Legs' comes from The Modern Playmate - A Book of Games, Sports and Diversions for Boys of all Ages by The Reverend J G Wood.


In the classroom:

Have a go at this game. Look at the other games on The Judge's Lodging website. you will find games to play indoors and outside:

Victorian Games

head body legs
head body legs


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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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