About Staircase House

Leisure - Lady working at Staircase House

The house is famous for its rare Jacobean cage-newel staircase. A state-of-the-art audio guide recounts the full history of the house and is available in English, French, German, Cantonese and Urdu.

Reasons to visit Staircase House:

  • delve into the past of Stockport's oldest town house and discover how our ancestors lived from the 15th to the 20th centuries.
  • it is home to one of only three surviving Jacobean cage-newel staircases in the country.
  • learn how the house was brought back to life after a devastating fire.
  • a barrier free, hands-on historical journey.

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