Quebec House

Quebec House

Quebec House is the birthplace of General James Wolfe on what is now known as Quebec Square in Westerham, Kent. The brick home is located in a residential neighbourhood surrounded by historic homes and more modern 20th Century housing. The house was originally built in the 16th century but was extensively rebuilt in the 18th and 20th centuries.

Wolfe lived there from his birth on 2 January 1727 until 1738.

Originally called Spiers,[1] the house was renamed after his victory at the Battle of Quebec. Now owned by the National Trust, the house's coach-house contains an exhibition on the battle and on Wolfe's life and the house itself contains memorabilia and paintings connected to him.

Located near the intersection of Vicarage Hill, Brasted Road and Hosey Hill, a blue plaque along the outer brick wall marks the entrance of the Wolfe's home.


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Coordinates: 51°16′02″N 0°04′33″E / 51.267160°N 0.075900°E / 51.267160; 0.075900

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