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Number Twelve, Grimmauld Place

Some members of the Order of the Phoenix wait outside Grimmauld Place

Ancestral home of the Black family and, later, the Order of the Phoenix headquarters

‘What’s the Order of the –?’ Harry began. ‘Not here, boy!’ snarled Moody. ‘Wait till we’re inside!’ He pulled the piece of parchment out...


Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

By J.K. Rowling

Members of the Order of the Phoenix stand outside Grimmauld Place.

The Order arrive at their headquarters

Ron vomits slugs at the Quidditch pitch.


By J.K. Rowling

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Hasn't anyone told you? This was my parents’ house.

Sirius Black
Harry Ron and Hermione lie asleep in the sitting room of Grimmauld Place.

Somewhere safe

The Weasleys, Harry and Hermione use Doxycide in Grimmauld Place.


doxys in the curtains

Doxys in the curtains

Number Twelve, Grimmauld Place fact file

Where in the world


Residents or owners

Black family, inherited by Harry after Sirius Black's death

Magical properties

Invisible to Muggles

Peculiar things that live here

Kreacher, the house-elf; the shrieking portrait of Walburga Black; an infestation of Doxys; a Boggart