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Carlyle's House

Historic House

Discover Chelsea, home of a Victorian literary couple Head to Victorian writer's shrine in London's Chelsea, Carlyle's Place, and read more about great public speaker, ethical theorist and social essayist Thomas Carlyle. A charming Queen Anne house on a quiet side street, Carlyle's House is a 19th-century literary world school.

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The home of Thomas and his wife Jane has become a fashionable place to visit after the writer has risen to prominence, and as you stand at the threshold, it's worth remembering that you're standing where Dickens, Ruskin, Tennyson once rang the bell. Within, you'll read more about this couple's impressive rise to popularity and see the furniture, photos, portraits and books of Carlyle that are still in place.

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Disabled Access

Parking Available

Guided Tours

Facilities & information


Disabled Access

Guided Tours

Parking Available

Extra info

Open Times: 7 Mar to 1 Nov, Daily ex Mon & Tue 11-4. Open Bank Holiday Mondays.

Price Details: NT Members Free. Adult: £6.50, Child £3.25, Family, £16.25

Arrival information and directions

Address: 24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, London, London, LondonSW3 5HL, United Kingdom

Off Chelsea Embankment between Albert & Battersea bridges, or via Kings Road and Oakley Street.

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