Stoke Golding, the "Birthplace of the Tudor Dynasty", on the Ashby Canal has a number of blue plaques dotted around the village.
What a strange thing to commemorate with a blue plaque!
I looked it up: according to the village website the box mangle was used more for "polishing" laundry than for squeezing water out. Possibly an early form of ironing.
Deck the walls - The house continues to take shape, and another finishing touch was put in place this morning: Chertsey's old deckboard, adorning the living room wall. This ...
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