Be Your Own House Detective: Tracing the Hidden History of Your Own House

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Many an occupant of an old house would like to know more about its history, and this book explains how to gather evidence from both the house itself and the surrounding area. It then describes, in visually-led chapters covering the Tudor, Jacobean, Queen Anne, Georgian, Regency, Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco periods, how to analyze the evidence collected. There is guidance on using time profitably on research at the local library, which can offer information on local history, as well as records of a house or street - ...

Be Your Own House Detective: Tracing the Hidden History of Your Own House 2000, BBC Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780563383147

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