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
LocationOld Town, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
Coordinates52°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
OwnerShakespeare Birthplace Trust
Technical details
Structural systemTimber framing
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 is a building in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, which was owned by William Shakespeare's daughter, Susanna Hall, and her husband Dr John Hall whom she married in 1607.[1]

The building is listed grade I,[2]and 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.[3]

References[edit]

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

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