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Ancient High House

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Address: Greengate Street, Stafford ST16 2JA, England
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Nice place to visit

One of the oldest buildings into town and one of the largest town house of its type in the UK.? Well presented and very interesting.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 December 2016
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fact there is mobile phone accessory shop run by foreigners, shows how cultural assets get used for businesses that belong in the market hall.

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is an architectural gem and certainly worth a visit if it were on it's own . It's not huge so won't take ages to look around. Sadly it's located close to the town centre macdonalds which seems to be a congregation area for local homeless and alcoholics... This made our visit somewhat fraught as they were shouting aggressively at... More 

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Staffordshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

One of the oldest buildings into town and one of the largest town house of its type in the UK.? Well presented and very interesting.

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Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Past once before and looked on TA before visit. If you have a hour to kill and love history, well worth a visit. Free, suggested admission £2 and well worth it. Fascinating construction and documemented methods on one of the floors. 3 floors in total with local art exibition on one floor . Top floor small military museum.

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

i havnt been in here in a while really but what i will say it that it great for anyone who lives out of the Staffordshire area as its showing exactly what stafford was like in the tudor era!

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Admission free with suggested £2 contribution - which is reasonable. Largest surviving Elizabethan house in UK , that it has done so in the middle of a county town is remarkable. Interesting and informative to walk round at your own pace . Opportunity to see how these houses were constructed and also appreciate its history. Well worth a vist

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this building, looked very interesting from the outside, set amongst your normal high street shops. Helpful lady on the desk, we wondered up each staircase and explored every room,lots to take in and read. Wasn't very busy just a woman and her children. We left a donation. Would recommend this to all ages but be aware there... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend are currently doing a media course and we were set a photography task and we decided to come here, it's free but we gave a small donation but very interesting along with it being a beautiful building with lovely clothes and other things on display as well as art work😊

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I had a fantastic visit to Stafford's Ancient High House.A great museum and the Staffordshire Regimental Museum are great things to see.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Ancient High House stands on the main high street in the middle of Stafford. It is a beautiful example of an Elizabethan town house and well worth going if you are visiting Stafford. Entrance is free and there are interesting exhibits in every room. Sometimes there are special exhibitions, so it is worth watching out for these.

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