Domestic 2: Town Houses

Listing Selection Guide

A guide to outline the selection criteria used when listing town houses of all types including grand aristocratic residences, terraces, mews and workers’ housing.

Guidance on other kinds of houses is provided in the other three Domestic Buildings selection guides: Vernacular Houses, Suburban Country Houses and The Modern House and Housing.

This is one of a series of guides which set out some of our approaches to listing buildings. Covering twenty broad categories of building types, they including historical overviews and special considerations for listing, plus select bibliographies. They are primarily intended to develop understanding of listed buildings and structures, and to offer insight into listing decision making.


  • Introductions
  • Historical summary
  • Specific considerations
  • Select bibliography
  • Where to get advice

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 28
  • Product Code: HEAG102


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