Eastgate House to become museum

Admirers of Charles Dickens' Pickwick Papers (Westgate) and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (The Nun's House) will be gratified to know that Eastgate House in High Street in Rochester, Kent, England, is scheduled to be restored. (photo)

The 16th century building has received a UKĀ£1m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore the half-timber house and to turn it into a museum and tourist attraction.