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Carlyle's House
24 Cheyne Road
Chelsea
London

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Part of a terrace in a quiet backwater of old Chelsea, this Queen Anne house was the home of writer and historian Thomas Carlye from 1834 until his death. The house, which contains original furniture and many books, portraits and relics of his day, was visited by many illustrious Victorians, including Dickens, Chopin, Tennyson and George Elliot. The restored Victorian walled garden also reflects Carlye's life here.

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Months Open: 1 April - 31 October
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Admission Price: 3.70 (National Trust members free)

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