Tagged: Audley End

Audley End – Stripped Back

Howard Dressing Room Floral Pattern Wallpaper
Posted:
25 February 2015
Posted By:
Mary Luckhurst
Categories:
Behind the Scenes

Have you ever wondered what's hiding beneath the walls in your house? We did, so asked Mary Luckhurst, a Project Conservator at Audley End House to explain the great lengths the conservation team have gone to, to ensure this popular stately home is brought into a good state of repair and that it ...

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10 Ways to Keep Warm Through Time

Rievaulx in the snow
Posted:
22 January 2015
Posted By:
Amy Hulyer
Categories:
History Uncovered

As winter bites and the heating goes up, you might wonder how our ancestors coped before the modern invention of central heating. From Roman bath houses to draughty medieval castles, here’s the story of keeping of warm over 4,500 years! 1. Stonehenge: All Fired Up For the builders of Stonehenge ...

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Top 10 Toilets Through Time

Reconstruction of the toilets at Housesteads Roman Fort by Philip Corke
Posted:
30 September 2014
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
History Uncovered

It’s not glamorous, but everybody needs to do it. From Romans gossiping on the loo to medieval royal bottom-wiping, to the invention of our modern flushing toilet, here are 2,000 years of toilet history! *Updated November 2017* 1. Housesteads Roman Fort, Hadrian’s Wall: All together now… ...

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