• Buildings • Houses and addresses Newt Scamander’s house in London was an otherwise-normal home with a basement that served as a menagerie and hospital for magical creatures (CG). Exterior: Newt’s home was a typical-looking yellow brick nineteenth-century house on a street of similar houses (CG). Upper part of the house: The above-ground part of Newt’s… Read More
• Houses and addresses Number four, Privet Drive, is the home of Vernon and Petunia Dursley, their son Dudley, and (until July 27, 1997) their nephew Harry Potter. Privet Drive is a street in Little Whinging, Surrey, which is located to the south and southwest of London. Little Whinging is almost certainly to be found… Read More
• Houses and addresses Presumably located across the street from the Dursleys’ house, number seven, Privet Drive is home of a woman who Petunia enjoys spying on, and who Harry refers to as “Mrs. Number Seven” (OP1).  … Read More
• Houses and addresses This Muggle dwelling is home to eight-year-old Stuart Jones, a fan of J.K. Rowling who writes to her on the FAQ – Other Stuff section of her website.  Though Dorset is a real county in southern England, this location is fictitious. Read More
• Houses and addresses Ten Downing Street in London is the official home and office of the British Prime Minister – and therefore the setting of the entire first chapter of HBP. Read More
• Houses and addresses Number Twelve, Grimmauld Place is tucked away in northwestern London, a twenty minute walk from Kings Cross Station (OP10). Both Unplottable and hidden behind a Fidelius Charm, the house is invisible to all but a few (OP6). Though the neighboring Muggles don’t even know the house exists (DH12),… Read More