Picks and Pans Review: Britain
Madame Tussaud's Storeroom in Wookey Hole, Somerset stores some 300 heads currently not on display at the Baker Street institution—Jackie Onassis, Richard Nixon and a spare Queen Elizabeth II among them. They are suitably eerie subjects in a strange site: According to legend, the Wookey Hole Caves are haunted by a witch. The forging of the Industrial Revolution is commemorated at the open-air museum complex at Ironbridge Gorge Museum, Telford, Shropshire, where Abraham Darby first used coke in his smelter in 1709, vastly speeding up iron production.
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