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Stratford-upon-Avon and the Heart of England Sights

Old House

  • High Town Map It
  • Hereford
  • House/Mansion/Villa

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The half-timber Old House, crisscrossed with black beams and whitewashed walls, is a fine example of domestic Jacobean architecture. Built in 1601, the house started out as a private home, before spending years as a butcher's shop and then a bank, but has been preserved as a museum since the 1930s. It's kept in the style it would have been in the early 17th century; across the three floors you can explore a kitchen, dining hall, parlor, and bedrooms complete with four-poster beds. Look for the rare wall paintings and the unusual dog's door between the nursery and master bedroom.

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High Town, Hereford, HR1 2AA, England

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  • Tues.–Thurs. and Sat. 10–4


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