Building history

Does your home have a secret? Did someone famous live in your house? Perhaps the building you work in played an interesting role in local historical events?

The history of buildings is a fascinating subject, and one that's becoming increasingly popular. Whether you want to discover the history of your home, your ancestors' houses or buildings of public interest, we can help.

How to trace the history of a building

How to get started with building history.

Useful documents for building history research

The information you'll need and where to find it.

Suggested reading on building history

Our recommended books.

Online resources for building history research

Websites to help you with your research.