The Ancient High House

Greengate Street, Stafford, Staffordshire ST16 2JA
17 Greengate Street Stafford England ST16 GB

Visit the largest remaining timber-framed Tudor town house in England and get a fascinating glimpse into the lives of those who lived there over a span of three centuries.

Visit the Civil War Room where King Charles I and Prince Rupert stayed and imagine what it would have been like for them staying there, then wander to the Stuart Bedroom and admire the magnificent four poster bed. You can also see elegant Georgian displays in the Wallpaper Room.

If you want to learn more about how the house was built, take a stroll to the Castle Room where you will find an interesting display showing materials used for the house and explanations of the methods implemented for construction. Young and old will find this room fascinating.

And if you are interested in the army, you could head to the attic floor which homes the Staffordshire Yeomanry Regiment Museum where there is a range of displays and items relating to the regiment.

This four-storey black and white timber-framed building makes a really interesting visit for the whole of the family.

Facilities: Because of the many steps, access to the house is extremely difficult for people with severe mobility impairment. However guides are always willing to give any assistance possible. Please phone 01785 619131 for more information.

Opening Times: Open from Tuesday to Saturday 10.00am – 4.00pm. For Bank Holiday opening details please check with the Visitor Information Centre on 01785 619619.

Costs: Admission free.

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