Irish manners had entered also into the town houses of the merchants.
"Sun-rooms" are now a feature of country and some town houses.
The town houses of noblemen were also called inns, just as in Paris they were styled hostels.
Many of the town houses built in this way were very elaborate and were adorned with exquisite carved wood ornament.
The men of fortune are flying the country; their town houses are to let; their horses are advertised for sale at Dycer's.
The façades of the town houses are nearly always covered with stucco.
There were town houses in London and York, but country seats were not multiplied.
The first-floor windows of Italian town houses, are, as a rule, protected by iron bars.
Some were shops or taverns, among which were interspersed the residences of the burgesses and the town houses of the rural gentry.
Window after window, alike inadequately small and unadorned; just like any monotonous line of town houses.