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Red House


Red House

Website www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-redhouse

The unique home of Wiliam Morris—artist, craftsman, and socialist

  • Internationally significant Arts and Crafts Movement house, built for William Morris
  • Designed by Morris and his friend, the architect Philip Webb
  • Original items of fixed furniture created by Morris and Webb
  • Outstanding wall paintings and stained glass by Edward Burne-Jones
  • Delightful, peaceful garden 'clothes the house,' now in suburban surroundings
  • Tea-rom and small shop with range of gifts, books and Arts and Crafts-related items

Red House
Photo: Steve Cadman

Visitor information

Opening Times

4 March–22 November 2009
11 a. m.–4.45 p. m., Wednesday–Sunday
Telephone for details. Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.
Admission by booked guided tour with self-guided tour after 2 p. m.

 

photo
Red House upper landing

Admission prices:

  • Standard sdmission £6.90,
  • child £3.45,
  • family £17.25.
  • Groups £5.90.
  • Garden only: 50p.
  • Shop, tea-room and second-hand books—free.

Location And Contact Details

Red House
Red House Lane
Bexleyheath DA6 8JF

(020) 8304 9878 (bookings line 9.30 a. m.–1.30 p. m. Tues–Sun)
redhouse@nationaltrust.org.uk

Friends of Red House
Bob Allen
Dean's Office, University of Greenwich
Mansion Site, Avery Hill
Eltham
London SE9 2PQ

(020) 8331 8138
R.M.Allen@gre.ac.uk
www.friends-red-house.co.uk

Video

Marsh, Jan. Historic Houses: Red House.
Video. 2 parts. Antiques TV. 2007. Part 1 (8 mins.)   Part 2 (13 mins.)