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The kitchen was surprisingly small for such a large house, in keeping with the English tradition I suppose.   The cookery was spread over the visibly obvious kitchen and an adjacent room, to which the ceiling had either collapsed or perhaps it had served as a kind of conservatory. The kitchen contained many different types of glass bottles and old animal husbandry products, such as the “Gaseous Fluid” which, near as I can tell, was like a gripe water for livestock.  Dense cobwebs covered the sink near the window as well as other parts of the room which made me very grateful we went in the winter, lest we encounter the denizens of those massive webs!    Pictured above you’ll even find a golliwog jar, a true (and racist) testament to days gone by