Heating Through History

It’s been bitingly cold recently and it makes you wonder how people coped before central heating.  How did our ancestors keep warm and out of the freezing winter temperatures? Going back to the time of the building of Stonehenge, fire was the only source of heat when temperatures dropped. In the centre of each Neolithic home would have been a well-stoked fire which would be the focal point for the family to cook and warm themselves. Of course, for those uncomfortably cold nights – animal fur and hides would have…

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