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Stewart, Rachel, 1959-

The town house in Georgian London / Rachel Stewart.

New Haven : Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2009.
Physical Description:
xii, 272, [77] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Reference Library
NA7332 .S74 2009 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-261) and index.
Subject Terms:
Architecture and society -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.
Home ownership -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.
London (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Row houses -- Social aspects -- England -- London.

  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction. Questioning the town house
  • Pt. 1. Ch. 1. Occupying the West End
  • Ch. 2. Owning, using, passing on : the West End house as property type
  • Ch. 3. Buying and affording the West End house
  • Pt. 2. Ch. 4. Private contentment, public disquiet
  • Ch. 5. The town house dismissed
  • Ch. 6. Making architecture of the town house
  • Conclusion. The town house reassessed
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.