Elizabeth Gaskell's House, 84 Plymouth Grove
Elizabeth Gaskell's House, 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, Greater Manchester M13 9LW View on map
Grade II* detached regency style villa. The writer Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-65) lived in this house from 1850, and it is here that all but the first of her books were written. The exterior and interior restoration was completed in October 2014, and further work to the coach house has now been completed.
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 11.0am - 4.30pm and at other times by appointment. Closed Christmas and New Year.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
- Adult: £5
- Child: Free
- Other Charges: £4 concessions
Approximately one mile from the city centre, A6 Stockport Road, then A5184 Plymouth Grove. The house is situated between a housing estate and a park. Rail: Manchester Piccadilly (approximately 1½ miles). Bus: Nos 192, 197 and 157 run on various days of the week.
Parking on Swinton Grove free for up to 3 hours.
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes