East Anglia Sights

Gainsborough's House

  • 46 Gainsborough St. Map It
  • Sudbury
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

The birthplace and family home of Thomas Gainsborough (1727–88) contains many paintings and drawings by the artist and his contemporaries. Although it presents a Georgian facade, with touches of the 18th-century neo-Gothic style, the building is essentially Tudor. The walled garden has a mulberry tree planted in 1620 and a printmaking workshop. The entrance is through the café and shop on Weavers Lane.

Sight Information

Address:

46 Gainsborough St., Sudbury, CO10 2EU, England

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Phone:

01787-372958

Sight Details:

  • £6.50; £7.50 with 15-min introductory talk; £90 with 1-hr guided tour
  • Mon.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 11–5

Published 08/18/2015

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