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S D Sykes explores medieval toilets

Posted on: 29/07/2013 with tags: medieval toilet, s d sykes, weald and downland open air museum, Medieval

I love history. Of course I do, having just spent the last year writing a historical crime novel. But if I had to pick out one area which particularly appealed to me it would be the study of everyday life. The houses people lived in. The beds they slept in. The food they ate. And yes, where they went to the toilet. And it seems I’m not alone in this fascination. Last weekend I spent the day at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum near Chichester, an amazing place where buildings have been save…

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