Stratford-upon-Avon and the Heart of England Sights

Hall's Croft

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  • Stratford-upon-Avon
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Published 08/18/2015

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One of the finest surviving Jacobean (early 17th-century) town houses, this impressive residence has a delightful walled garden. Hall's Croft was the home of Shakespeare's elder daughter, Susanna, and her husband, Dr. John Hall, a wealthy physician who, by prescribing an herbal cure for scurvy, was well ahead of his time. One room is furnished as a medical dispensary of the period, and throughout the building are fine examples of heavy oak Jacobean furniture, including a child's high chair and some 17th-century portraits. The café serves light lunches and afternoon teas.

Sight Information


Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BG, England

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Sight Details:

  • £15.90, includes admission to Shakespeare's Birthplace, New Place and Nash's House, and Shakespeare's Grave
  • Mid-Mar.–Oct., daily 10–5; Nov.–mid-Mar., daily 11–4

Published 08/18/2015


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