Crooked House in Canterbury, Kent

"..a very old house bulging over the road…leaning forward, trying to see who was passing on the narrow pavement below..." Charles Dickens, 1849 

The Crooked House, sometimes known as Sir John Boys House, King's Gallery, or Old King's Shop, looks as if it is about to tumble over. It's skewed facade stops many visitors in their tracks.

Built in the 17th century, the Crooked House's strange appearance has sparked a few stories. Some claim that it inspired a passage in Dicken's David...

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