Regency Reader Questions: The Withdrawing Rooms

Ground plans of two manor homes circa Regency

  In a follow up from my post/questions about bathroom habits of Regency people, and expanding on an earlier post about cloak rooms and withdrawing rooms, on offer today is a detailed look at withdrawing … Continue

Regency Household: Cheap Roofing for Outhouses

This little gem was lifted from the Domestic Commonplace Book and included in the October 1817 edition of Ackermann’s Repository.  Most readers and writers thoughts fly to chamber pots and retiring rooms, but outhouses were … Continue