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

Musty clothes

When clothes have acquired an unpleasant odour by being from air, charcoal, laid  in folds, will remove it soon.  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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  • 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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