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Feb062018

Welcome to Dennis Severs' house 

Jo featured this home quite some time ago but as it is one of the most magical homes I have ever seen I wanted to share it again, with more breathtaking photos. Welcome to Dennis Severs' house.

Dennis Severs’ House at 18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields is more than just a time capsule. It is both a breathtaking and an intimate portrait of the lives of a family of Huguenot silk-weavers from 1724 to the dawn of the 20th Century. As you follow their fortunes through the generations, the sights, smells and sounds of the house take you into their lives. It was Dennis Severs’ intention that as you enter his house it is as if you have passed through the surface of a painting, exploring with your senses and imagination a meticulously crafted 18th Century world.

Reader Comments (2)

Overwhelming.

And, I'm stealing the idea over the fireplace in the fifth photo. We have too many sconce shelves and too many gargoyles. I'm going to put them together in the steampunk library!
6 Feb 2018 | Unregistered CommenterSuzanne Melton
Fascinating, all the while reminding me of a nightmare I had.
7 Feb 2018 | Unregistered CommenterSparky

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