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Woodstock, Chaucer's house f.74

Woodstock, Chaucer's house f.74

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15546

Item number: f.74

Length: 19

Width: 27.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

There is inconclusive evidence to say with certainty that this is Geoffrey Chaucer's (1343-1400) house. More probable is that his son lived here and the poet visited often. By Grimm's time, the building had been converted into the village malthouse.

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