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Thomas Chaucer's House & servants' Cottage

Park Street

(Note: This is a private residence and is not open to the public)


Chaucers House sign

Thomas was almost certainly the son of poet Geoffrey Chaucer author of The Canterbury Tales.

Like his father, he sat in Parliament, was Speaker in the House of Commons, local landowner and died a rich man.

Chaucers House

In the photograph, Chaucer's House is on the left and Chaucer's Cottage,
i.e. servants' quarters are on the right after the arched entry.