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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Staircase House Stockport

Staircase House in Stockport in Stockport Market is a restored 15th century townhouse which contains a Jacobean cage-newel staircase, which is one of only three in the UK. Staircase House is a Grade II-listed building.

Staircase House Stockport, Cheshire, UK

The staircase was installed by the Shallcross family who owned the Staircase House from 1605 to 1730.

Staircase House has been restored since the mid 1990's when it was targeted in arson attacks by local vandals.

Blackshaw's Café, which opened its doors in 1860, is now part of Staircase House, which also has a small souvenir shop.

Further places of interest to visit in the Stockport area of Greater Manchester include Robinson's Brewery Visitor's CentreStockport Town Hall, Stockport Air Raid Shelters, St Mary's Church, Bramhall Hall, Woodbank Park, Vernon ParkFred Perry's birthplace, Woodbank Park, the Viaduct, the Hat Works, the Three Tunnes and The Cock and Stockport Art Gallery.

Access - how to get to Staircase House

Staircase House
30-31 Millgate
Tel: 0161 218 1460

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 1pm-5pm; Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 11am-5pm
Admission: £4.45 for adults (audio guides are available in a variety of languages).

Staircase House Map

Take a 192 bus to Stockport Merseyway Bus Station, then follow the signs to Stockport Market.

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