House History

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Module code


  • Techniques required to research the history of a house, locating and interpreting key sources
  • Dating houses and buildings: architectural styles, interiors and furnishings
  • Maps and land surveys, tracing community developments
  • Land and property law including manorial tenure, searching for title deeds, property inheritance and disputes
  • Finding occupants of houses and buildings
  • Social, local and national contexts

Number of credits

10 SCQF credits (5 ECTS credits) on Level 5, SHE M (SCQF 11)


Nick Barratt, Melanie Backe-Hansen