Gads Hill Place

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Gadshill Place, was the country home of Charles Dickens.

Dickens was visited at Gads Hill Place in 1857 by Danish author and poet Hans Christian Andersen. Other guests included Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Charles Allston Collins, Wilkie Collins, Marcus Stone, H.F. Chorley Percy Fitzgerald, John Leech, Alexander William Kinglake, William Powell Frith and Charles Fechter.

The house became Dickens's country home until his death in 1870, when he died from a stroke on a couch in the dining room.

Address

Higham
Gravesham
United Kingdom

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