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Wooden butter pats and butter stamp. Victorian kitchen staff often made their own butter in a big wooden butter churn. These butter pats were used to shape the newly-made butter into a block and for fancy dinners, the stamp with the lovely swan picture could be used to press down onto the surface and make a picture.

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  • list arrowWould you wee in your dining room?

    Victorian gentlemen did! Some dining rooms (like ours) had a special cupboard to house a chamber pot so all the gentlemen could go for a wee without leaving the table (once the ladies had left the room, of course!).


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