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Ancient High House

Greengate Street, Stafford ST16 2JA, England
+44 1785 619619
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Fantastic day out in Stafford

The Ancient High House is a wonderful activity in Stafford. It is a free attraction. It has three... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RamonaL34
via mobile
Well worth a look

The Ancient House lies in the main shopping area of Stafford and is said to be the oldest house in... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
edwardbear80
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“donation box” (7 reviews)
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Greengate Street, Stafford ST16 2JA, England
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+44 1785 619619
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"unplanned visit"
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"interesting building"
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"staffordshire hoard"
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Ancient High House is a wonderful activity in Stafford. It is a free attraction. It has three floors of exhibits. The top floor is all military. When going up the stairs have a look out the windows, there is a great view of the...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

The Ancient House lies in the main shopping area of Stafford and is said to be the oldest house in Stafford. It covers three floors each with a number of rooms giving the history of Stafford. I believe these are changeable. The floors are reached...More

1  Thank edwardbear80
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Very interesting house and history of Stafford. It also offers a few rooms of changing exhibits, at this time it was showcasing the fantastic artisans of the area. Donations accepted, well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

This is a gem of a museum. The rooms have been preserved with each one representing an era in the history of the High House. The top floor is the regimental museum of the Staffordshire Yeomanry. Admission is free or by donation. Well worth a...More

Thank SuePT
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This was a great find - it's free to enter (there is a donation box which I was only too happy to use). The staff are knowledge about the house and the local area which made for a good discussion. The house itself is well...More

Thank methenomad
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

I'd read about the Ancient High House but wanted to see it in the flesh (of half timber). Luckily a friend and I went recently and it is a fascination part of Stafford's heritage. The history of the building was explained clearly and the displays...More

Thank Carolyn B
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Really interesting house with a lot of info on the history of the house and Stafford. Free entry worth a visit

Thank David N
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Great day out To be able to visit such a beautiful ancient building in the heart of Stafford is incredible You can really feel the history of the place

1  Thank Annie D
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We enjoyed looking through the building and the quality of the exhibits. Can't believe the house is free. It's be very well preserved and we found the military museum to be a good addition.

Thank Cerys1992
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

I like learning about history, and this place is a mini museum in stafford, so fully enjoyed visiting and was very interesting to go.

Thank Elliejayeee10
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Piglet_and_Eeyore
19 July 2017|
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Response from TheKaptain | Reviewed this property |
There may be trademan's entrance and lift at the back but not sure. There are issues for disabled customers wanting access to the fine period building.
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Zooey01
9 October 2015|
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Response from Piglet_and_Eeyore |
There are several car parks nearby, on Broad St, Chell Rd and the Guildhall Centre. All are pay-for. There are disabled spaces on these car parks and it's best to read the terms - e.g. Broad St & Chell Rd the 1st 4 hours... More
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