SP2055 : Stratford-upon-Avon - Shakespeare's birthplace

taken 2 months ago, near to Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Stratford-upon-Avon - Shakespeare's birthplace
Stratford-upon-Avon - Shakespeare's birthplace
The birthplace of the country's (probably the world's) most famous playwright and poet, William Shakespeare. One of the five 'Shakespeare Properties' that can be visited (Covid permitting) in and around Stratford-upon-Avon.
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Shakespeare's Birthplace

Shakespeare's Birthplace is a half-timbered 16th century house in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon. William Shakespeare was born there in 1564. His father John had lived there since at least 1552. Upon John's death William inherited it and he leased it out as he was already living in New Place, Stratford. Upon William's death it passed down through his descendents until it was sold in 1806 to Thomas Court.
The house was bought by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in 1846 and has since undergone significant restoration. It is currently a museum.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 June, 2021
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Person (from Tags)
William Shakespeare 
Place (from Tags)
Stratford-Upon-Avon 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historic Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2003 5513 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.6429N 1:42.5034W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2000 5514
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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