Shrieve's House and Barn, William Rogers, John Woolmer, and Edward Gibbs blue plaque in Stratford-upon-Avon
The Shrieve's House and Barn
The oldest lived-in house in Stratford
(First recorded building on this site is 1196)
An inn during the 16th century run by William Rogers who it is said
was the inspiration for Shakespeare's much-loved character of Falstaff.
Residence of John Woolmer in the 17th century, the first mayor of Stratford.
Residence of Edward Gibbs in the 19th century who was responsible for renovating the Swan and Maidenhead in Henley Street into the Shakespeare Birthplace, who was known as The 'Shakespeare' Architect.
Also documented as The most haunted building in England
Now a privately run museum.
- Plaque Colour: Blue
- Subjects Commemorated:
Lieutenant General Sir Edward Gibbs KCB (c. 1777 – 9 January 1847) was a British Army officer who became Lieutenant Governor of Jersey.
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All plaques in Stratford-upon-Avon
- Location: Falstaff Experience - Sheep Street
- Parish: Stratford-upon-Avon
- District Council: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
- District Council Ward: Stratford Guild and Hathaway
- County Council: Warwickshire County Council
- County Council Electoral Division: Stratford South
- UK Parliament Constituency: Stratford-on-Avon
- Region: West Midlands
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