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

The last ducking stool to be used in England

(in 1809) can still be seen not far from us in the Priory Church, Leominster, Herefordshire. It's huge.

 

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  • list arrowThere's nothing like a nice private shower!

    Having a shower in Victorian times meant a line of maids passing water up a ladder to the final one who poured it over your head whilst you stood in your metal frame or tent contraption - you can see one at Erdigg, an historic house near Wrexham, North Wales.

     

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