The House That Moved, G. West Quarter, Exeter

The House That Moved, G. West Quarter, Exeter

Medieval merchant house moved about 70 metres

An exquisite medieval merchant house was moved about 70 metres at the beginning of the 1960s when major work was undertaken on Exeter's infrastructure. Hence the name 'The House That Moved'.


Location of The House That Moved

The House That Moved is located by the old City Wall West Gate. An information plaque here reads: 'Site of West Gate. Successfully defended against the rebel attacks in 1549. William Prince of Orange with his army entered the city in 1688 through this gate which was removed in 1815'.

Walk the Exeter City Wall Trail to learn more about Exeter City Wall.

We've positioned The House That Moved on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location.


Exeter Church of St Mary

Exeter Church of St Mary Steps is opposite.


Exeter Cathedral

It's a short walk from The House That Moved to Exeter Cathedral.


Exeter Quayside

Exeter Quayside is also nearby. Cross the busy Western Way and follow Lower Coombe St and then Quay Hill to Exeter Quayside.

Exeter Customs House Visitor Centre is the first building you'll see on your right.