Care & repair for classic 18th and early 19th Century homes


There are more than 4 million Victorian & Edwardian houses in the UK.  Treat them well and they will repay you, not just in terms of value as much sought-after homes, but with antique character and charm.

If you’ve already discovered the comprehensive Haynes Victorian House Manual, then you’ll know how crucial it is to use the right traditional materials to keep your most valuable asset in great condition.

Check the menu and scroll down the page for advice on how to repair and maintain these valuable historic buildings, and some intriguing clues to researching your house history. Enjoy!





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Research the history of your home

Who lived in your house?

1841,  1851,  1861,  1871, 1881,  1891,  1901,  1911, 1921

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