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

Victorian ladies' knickers had no middle

Once they got all those big dresses on, they couldn't reach their knickers to pull them down, so they could stand over a potty to wee with these on instead.

 

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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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