Hall's Croft

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Halls Croft
Halls Croft, Stratford-upon-Avon3.jpg
Hall's Croft - Home of John Hall and Susanna (daughter of Shakespeare)
General information
Location Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
Coordinates 52°11′20.40″N 1°42′30.24″W / 52.1890000°N 1.7084000°W / 52.1890000; -1.7084000Coordinates: 52°11′20.40″N 1°42′30.24″W / 52.1890000°N 1.7084000°W / 52.1890000; -1.7084000
Owner Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Website
www.shakespeare.org.uk
Hall's Croft and gardens
An excerpt from A Midsummer Night's Dream embossed at Hall's Croft

Hall's Croft, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, was owned by William Shakespeare's daughter, Susanna Hall, and her husband Dr John Hall whom she married in 1607.[1]

The building now contains a collection of 16th- and 17th-century paintings and furniture. There is also an exhibition about Doctor John Hall and the obscure medical practices of the period. The property includes a dramatic walled garden which contains a variety of plant life that John Hall may have used in his treatments. John and Susanna Hall later moved to New Place, which William Shakespeare left to his daughter after his death.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hall's Croft - Home to Shakespeare's daughter, Susanna". Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Stratford-upon-Avon: Hall's Croft". Archived from the original on 1 June 2009. 

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