History Of Britain In 100 Homes

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Episode 1[edit]

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.

Episode 2[edit]

Phil tells the story of Britain in the 16th and 17th centuries through more amazing homes, from lavish properties to revolutionary social housing

Episode 3[edit]

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.

Episode 4[edit]

Phil looks at the three decades of homes between 1850 and 1880, when working class slums were transformed into decent family abodes

Episode 5[edit]

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[edit]

Chimni Wiki Page: House History Books

Chimni Wiki Page: House History Projects

Chimni Wiki Page: House History Categorisation