Elizabeth Gaskell House


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After years of neglect, initial restoration of the home of Elizabeth Gaskell is now complete. One of Manchester's most esteemed novelists, Gaskell wrote in the 'industrial' genre made famous by such literary visitors to the house as Charles Dickens.

With the Regency-style villa now saved from collapse - restoration was as much structural as to reveal original features - it now regularly opens to the public. Fundraising for further development continues.

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Elizabeth Gaskell House details

84 Plymouth Grove,
M13 9LW

Area South Manchester

Transport Bus 50, 113, 130, 147, 191, 197, or Ardwick rail

Telephone 1663 744 233

Elizabeth Gaskell House website

Open noon-4pm 1st Sun of mth

Admission free (donations welcome)

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By John Williams - Feb 4 2013

Please note that The Gaskells' House is now closed for renovation and will reopen in 2014. For more information please visit www.elizabethgaskellhouse.co.uk