take pride of being in a Victorian House

By on December 25, 2014 in Apartment Design, Home Design with 0 Comments


Houses are generally influenced by the current socio economic and cultural influences of the era that they belong to. They are the typical examples of what trends were followed during that particular time. Regional and environmental impacts are also noticed that determine the structures and features of houses. Victorian House, as the very name suggests, is one that was built during the reign of Queen Victoria in UK and other former British Colonies. They were all built of bricks and were notable for their royal structures, magnificent decors and large spacious rooms with full access to sunshine and natural breeze.



Big sized rooms with minute detailing of arts specifically in their main reception rooms and bedrooms are their hall marks. Victorian properties generally had a lime mortar and interiors had lime plasters. Welsh slates were used for roof making. 6 pane vertical sliding sash windows of glass are typical of Victorian Houses. Window shutters are very commonly observed with doors usually of 4 panels.


A various ranges of colors cannot be found in Victorian house as chemical processes were still on its way of developing because of which deep red and green are commonly found colors Victorian houses are painted with. Floors were made of pine and fireplaces were the centre of attraction in any Victorian room.

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