Shakespeare's Ireland Yard


Shakespeare's Ireland Yard

This was the house that Shakespeare's bought in 1613.

Location: Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London

Description: William Shakespeare bought the gate house here in 1613 for £140. After having lodged near the globe previously, when it burnt down, everything moved to Blackfriars.

Ben Jonson had a house here and painter Van Dyck lived here between 1632-41.

Shakespeare died 3 years after buying it, and it passed to his daughter Elizabeth who sold it in 1667.

Tours: Elizabethan & Stuart London

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Shakespeare's Ireland Yard

This was the house that Shakespeare's bought in 1613.

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