Stratford-upon-Avon

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These postcards were bought in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1968 or 1969 but the photographs may well have been taken before that. The text following the images is that from the postcard, unless otherwise indicated.

Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon. Shakespeare was born in this house in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1564. Although restored by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the owners, it is essentially as it was in the poet's time.

'Big School', King Edward VI Grammar School, Stratford-upon-Avon—the fifteenth-century schoolroom in which it is believed Shakespeare was educated. (By permission of the Governors.)

Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon—this world-famous building, with its lovely garden and orchard, was the early home of Shakespeare's wife.

The Knott Garden, New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon. Notable for the varied colour of the floral 'knots' or beds, planted to an Elizabethan pattern.

The Parlour, Hall's Croft

Bedroom, Hall's Croft

Kitchen, Hall's Croft

Dispensary, Hall's Croft

The Great Parlour, Nash's House


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