Jessica Tomlinson

Jessica Tomlinson

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In the 18th century, many great homes had smaller, detatched kitchens apart from the main house.  Sometimes called a "Summer Kitchen" it could be used to during the warmer months, thereby reducing the temperature inside the great house.

My basement could be like this! The basement kitchen of seventeenth-century Bacon's Castle in Surry County, Virginia, with brick hearth and timber lintel. In the eighteenth century, an outside kitchen—a summer kitchen—was built.