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Nash House and New Place

Shakespeare's last home (former site)

Nash's House
Nash's House
Shakespeare's granddaughter and her husband lived next door to Shakespeare in his final days. Today the house contains a Stratford museum.
Click to enlarge. Copyright 2001 OnThisVerySpot.com.

Former Site of New Place
Former Site of New Place
The foundations of Shakespeare's last home are still visible under the street.
Click to enlarge. Copyright 2001 OnThisVerySpot.com.

Chapel Street
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6
England
01789 292325

On This Very Spot William Shakespeare lived from 1597 until his death in 1616. His Globe Playhouse in London wasn't built until 1599, so it is clear that he was traveling back and forth during most of this period.

On This Very Spot in the house next door (bottom photo) lived Shakespeare's granddaughter and her husband Dr. Thomas Nash.

On This Very Spot in the 18th century, Shakespeare's house was pulled down and a street built across part of the property (top photo).

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This spot is open for public tours. For complete information, including hours of operation, admission fees, and parking, visit the official website of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

Condition: Although the house was pulled down, the foundations are still visible (top photo), and the area has been turned into a nice garden. Entrance is through the Nash House next door (bottom photo), which contains period furnishings and an exhibit on the history of Stratford.

Nearest Major Airport: Birmingham

Nearest Rail: Stratford-upon-Avon


Latitude: 52.190970; Longitude: -1.707170



 
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