scullery

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scullery

A room, generally annexed to a kitchen, used to prepare food for cooking, and/or as a pantry.
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Out went the small, cramped sculleries, the coal stores and the outside WCs - and in came bigger and better sculleries, bathrooms and indoor toilets.
As the ruling class swan around their country piles, arranging jaunts to their foreign bolt-holes, workers are made to toil until they drop, lower-classes are allowed an annual charabanc trip to the seaside, kids go back up chimneys and women stay in sculleries.
Surviving features included mouldings, cornicing, fireplaces, shutters, the original kitchens and sculleries plus an unusual hexagonal dairy.