Hall's Croft, Stratford upon Avon
Hall's Croft
Summary
Located close to Holy Trinity church is Hall's Croft, a 16th century timber-framed house named after Dr John Hall, who married Shakespeare's daughter Susanna in 1607. Susanna and her husband moved from Hall's Croft to New Place after Shakespeare died, and today the house contains exhibits on medical practices during the Tudor period, and furnishings that would have been used during the Tudor and early Stuart period.
In 1607 Shakespeare's daughter Susanna married a prominent Stratfod physician named Dr John Hall. They lived here until 1616, when Shakespeare died, at which point the couple moved to New Place. The interior of Hall's Croft features a collection of period art and furniture, as well as exhibits on Dr Hall and Elizabethan medicine in general.
A small walled garden stands beside the house, in which you will find many plant varieties that were used in medical treatments in the late Elizabethan era.
HERITAGE HIGHLIGHTS
Home of Shakespeare's daughter
Tudor medical displays
Historical garden

About Halls Croft
Address: Stratford-upon-Avon town centre, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, CV37 6BG
Attraction Type: Historic Building
Location: In the centre of Stratford's Old Town district
Website: Halls Croft
Phone: 01789 338533
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Location map
OS: SP200 545
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express


HERITAGE

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Historic Time Periods:

Stuart
Tudor

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16th century (Time Period) - Elizabethan (Architecture) - Shakespeare (Person) - Stuart (Time Period) - Tudor (Time Period) -


NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

King Edward School - 0.1 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Stratford upon Avon, Holy Trinity Church - 0.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Nash's House - 0.2 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

New Place - 0.2 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Tudor World - 0.3 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Shakespeare's Birthplace - 0.4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Anne Hathaway's Cottage - 1 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Preston on Stour, St Mary's Church - 2.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating



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