Lancaster Judges Lodgings Museum


Lancaster Judges’ Lodgings Timeline


Roman Times

100 AD

1st – 4th Site of a Roman Kiln on the edges of the Roman Fort.  The East […]

Read more

The Old Hall


The fireplace in the entrance hall is the oldest known fabric in the house dating from about […]

Read more

Pendle Witch Trial and Thomas Covell


Pendle Witch Trial took place in Lancaster in 1612 and Thomas Covell was the Keeper of the […]

Read more

Gillow Furniture Makers


Gillow, furniture makers was founded in Lancaster in 1730

Read more

Circuit Judges’ Residence


Thomas Butler Cole who had inherited the house in 1811,  sold the New Hall to the County […]

Read more

The Judges’ Lodgings Museum


In 1975 The Crown Court moved to Preston and the Judges’ Lodgings was converted to a Museum, […]

Read more