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At its height, the fort was garrisoned by 800 men, who would use the loo block you can still see today.

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At Old Sarum the Gongfarmer was dangled from a rope tied around his waist, while he emptied the two 5m pits.

Henry II made sure that Dover Castle was well provided with garderobes.

They didn’t have loo roll either, so many used a sponge on a stick, washed and shared by many people – lovely!

These deep cesspits sat beneath the Norman castle at Old Sarum, probably underneath rooms reached from the main range, like private bathrooms.

In the medieval period luxury castles were built with indoor toilets known as ‘garderobes’, and the waste dropped into a pit below.

It was the job of the ‘Gongfarmer’ to remove it – one of the smelliest jobs in history?Many medieval abbey ruins across the country include the remains of the latrines, or ‘reredorter’ (meaning literally ‘at the back of the dormitory’), including Muchelney Abbey, Castle Acre Priory and Battle Abbey.At Muchelney the building survives with a thatched roof, making it the only one of its kind in Britain.Medieval nobility would likely have a ‘groom of the stool’ – an important servant within the household responsible for making the experience comfortable for his employer, and bottom wiping!At Goodrich Castle there’s a whole tower dedicated to doing your business.They include 92-year-old great-grandmother Marge from Pennsylvania who works as an exotic dancer, and a 68-year-old widow called Anna from Ohio who has reignited her sexual passion since meeting adventurous Kyle.

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