Period House: An Owners Guide

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A comprehensive guide to the features and designs of residential property built between the mid-18th century and outbreak of the Second World War, this text is a source of reference and advice for anybody owning or living in a period property. It aims to act as a home owner's guide to the styles and features of period property and should prove useful for examining the history and design of different architectural features. The book also provides advice on restoration and repair ...
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Overview

A comprehensive guide to the features and designs of residential property built between the mid-18th century and outbreak of the Second World War, this text is a source of reference and advice for anybody owning or living in a period property. It aims to act as a home owner's guide to the styles and features of period property and should prove useful for examining the history and design of different architectural features. The book also provides advice on restoration and repair work.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780007127610
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/1/1902
  • Pages: 256

Table of Contents

External Features And Roofs - Brickwork, Stucco, Stonework, Balconies, Gates, Railings, Decorative Woodwork, Wooden Wall Cladding, Slate And Tiled Roofs, Shingles, Bargeboards, Chimneys
Interior Walls And Ceilings - Plasterwork, Ornamental Mouldings, Wall Tiles, Carved Woodwork, Wall Panelling And Finishes
Floors - Flagstones, Floorboards, Parquet Floors, Quarry Tiles, Decorative Painting
Doors & Windows - Doorcases And Door Surrounds, Panelled And Glazed Doors, Sash And Casement Windows, Leaded Lights, Stained & Patterned Glass, Fanlights, Shutters, Door & Window Furniture
Stairs - Wooden Staircases, Stone Steps, Balusters, Newel Posts, Handrails
Fireplaces - Mantelpieces, Grates, Hearths, Stoves, Tiled And Marble Fireplaces
Kitchens, Bathrooms And Lighting - Planning, Adaptation And Styles For Period Homes.
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