The Decorative Chimneys of Hampton Court Palace

These are beautiful…each chimney is a work of art!



Back in the middle ages, a heated home was a luxury that the majority did not have. Most people huddled around an open hearth in the center of the room for warmth, over which they also cooked their meals, while smoke filled their houses and their lungs. Chimneys were a new thing then, and belonged only to the most princely of dwellings.

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  1. sheldonk2014
    Oct 17, 2016 @ 14:19:56

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