History Of Britain In 100 Homes
Over 13,000 years of homes, from 11,000 BC to the 1600s. Phil reveals 13 homes of all shapes, sizes and styles, from primitive prehistoric pads to houses built as status symbols.
Phil tells the story of Britain in the 16th and 17th centuries through more amazing homes, from lavish properties to revolutionary social housing
In Episode 3 Phil Spencer examines how the Industrial Revolution completely changed Britain and left us with homes in Napoleonic forts, canal boats and city tenements.
Home 29 is ’Tower 23’ a Napoleonic era Martello Tower converted into a family home at Dymchurch on the Romney Marshes in Kent.
- Home 30 Budgenor Lodge – 42 apartments built into the old dormitories of a converted workhouse in Midhurst West Sussex
- Home 35 Canal Boat homes 35
- Home 36 Harbourside House, Weymouth
- Home ?? 1463 Anne Hathaway’s Cottage
- Home 38 Cottiers Cabin Omagh
- Home 40 - Glasgow ‘Tenement’ flats from the 1850. Similar to mansion blocks, a tenement looks like a street of terraced houses, but were built from the beginning as separate flats.
Phil looks at the three decades of homes between 1850 and 1880, when working class slums were transformed into decent family abodes
At Chimni we are mainly focussed on house history, architecture and building styles, so our focus in this section is on house museums that celebrate and explain different periods of house building. However, dotted around the country are a series of wonderful house museums celebrating famous people and their work. We have listed some of our favourites below:
See Also In Chimni
Chimni Wiki Page: House History Books
Chimni Wiki Page: House History Projects
Chimni Wiki Page: House History Categorisation