Check out Architectural House Styles
Architectural House styles tend to be set in timeframes which were often defined by the ruling monarch at the time but not always.
A time frame era does not however herald a complete set of new design rules overnight - not immediately - and not the further you get away from London and the other large cities.
So bear this in mind and look around at preceding architectural house styles as you attempt to determine the date of your house. Remember that houses are designed and built by people who will often draw on previous eras for their inspiration.
Below we provide a selection of house styles and a note of the years in which they were built. The key features we describe are a menu of styles from which you can look for the predominate set that match your house. Remember that there will be variations based upon regional availability of materials.(see How to date your house)
Architectural House Style Timeframe