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 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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