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#windowtax and #graffiti starting to take effect in #lisbon

Nice looking bricked up window encountered before sunrise on Saturday 🥀🚧 #Lewes #closesadoor #opensawindow #? #windowtax #accessdenied

One for you @erinspens #windowtax

That reminds me taxes are due #windowtax #architecture #londontown #camdentown

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#1925BdxAds Not sure it would be so simple to buy a van or tractor on cours de l'Intendance these days! Bricked-up windows on upper floors apparently a 19th-century ploy to pay so-called "window tax".

Did you know that in 1696 a 'window tax' was introduced in UK, resulting in a lot of windows and doors being bricked in? It was a property tax based on the number of windows in the property. This one is at The Black Country Living Museum. #uk #history #windowtax #bricks #brickedupwindow

There are certain things I'll always do when I visit Winchester, my old home. I'll sit in the cathedral grounds, preferably on my favourite bench, and stare up at the beautiful building I was lucky enough to graduate in. I'll also get coffee from an indie cafe, mourn the loss of the gelato bar, peek down Southgate Street at the old Screen, sit on the buttercross...and slip down the magical old alleys behind Kingsgate to see the bricked up (or painted on) windows. I always enjoy taking friends down that way, too, and asking them to 'spot the faker'.

Marchmont Street
When @georgealicecherry93 was at university in London, she lived in Connaught Hall student accommodation on Tavistock Square, & she remained there for the full three years. We all got to know the area well & one of my favourite streets is Marchmont Street. I love the history of it, the variety of shops, the local feel & how it leads to many fascinating places.
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Nice looking bricked up window encountered before sunrise on Saturday 🥀🚧 #Lewes #closesadoor #opensawindow #? #windowtax #accessdenied

Fantastic walking tour! Awesome and funny guide😂 #trinitycollege#kingHenryVIII#missingsword#chairleg!#Newton#windowtax

Hit & Miss Windows.

Amsterdam architecture features traditional canal houses and most of them have wide windows. The window tax was introduced in Amsterdam back in the day, which means that a property tax was based on a number of windows in a house. Therefore, it can be seen, that the more windows in the house, then wealthier occupants lived in the building that could obviously afford to pay this window tax.
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The "window tax" was a property tax based on the number of windows in a house during the 18th-19th centuries in England. To avoid the tax some houses from the period had bricked-up some of their windows and painted over them, like this one with a window painting depicting supposedly Charles Dickens working by the window 🖼🎨
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Back in the 18th and 19th centuries, window tax was imposed based on the number of windows in a house. To avoid paying this tax, people would brick up their windows which you can still see on some of the buildings to this date.
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The window tax was a property tax based on the number of windows in a house. It was a significant social, cultural, and architectural force in England, France, Ireland and Scotland during the 18th and 19th centuries.

To avoid the tax some houses from the period can be seen to have bricked-up window-spaces (ready to be glazed or reglazed at a later date). #lyon #lyon🇫🇷 #lyons #france #france🇫🇷 #francia #85mm #85mmlens #landscape #building #architecture #travel #rhone #auvergne #blackandwhite #blackandwhitephotography #trix #windowtax #windowtaxes #colorslyon

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