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My family and I live in the house my great grandfather lived in. It still has the horse hair plaster covered walls, in the floor "heat" vents (one was big enough that my brother and I could climb into it (great for hide-and-seek)), crawl space, rough cut sandstone foundation, and still no insulation to speak of (needless to say it gets rather cool during the Ohio winters). Oh and it still has it's slate roof too.
We had a hand pump inside the house, old screen doors, cellar, not basement, cistern, even an out house!
We carried drinking water from across the road ay my grandfather's place and his outdoor pump!
i live in a really old house in connecticut. I met the old woman (she was 90-something at the time, probably dead now) whose father built the house. Deep front porch, deep overhangs, servant's staircase, solid walls, steam radiators, and i think there are cobwebs in the basement that have been there since the early 1900's. The basement itself looks like a dungeon xD