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 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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