- Shaws Corner, Ayot St. Lawrence, AL6 9BX
- 01438 820307
George Bernard Shaw, famous Irish playwright, lived in this Edwardian Arts & Crafts-influenced house from 1906 until his death in 1950
Shaw’s Corner is an Edwardian Arts and Crafts-influenced house situated in the small village of Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire, England.
Built as the new rectory for the village in 1902, the house was the home of playwright George Bernard Shaw from 1906 until his death in 1950. The Church of England decided that the house was too large for the size of the parish, and decided to let instead. Shaw and his wife Charlotte moved in during 1906, and eventually bought the house and its land in 1920, paying