|Title:||The Adventure of the Abbey Grange||Collection:||The Return of Sherlock Holmes|
|Year published:||1904 (September)||Year set in:||1897|
|Mystery:||Who killed Sir Eustace Brackenstall?|
|Apparent crime:||Murder||Actual crime:||Shown below (possible spoiler)|
|Summary:||Sir Eustace Brackenstall is found dead in the dining room of his house with his wife tied up and injured. A local gang is suspected.|
Stanley Hopkins calls Holmes to a stately home, Abbey Grange, where the owner, Eustace Brackenstall, has been fatally attacked with a poker. his wife is found tied up and with a head wound. Hopkins suspects a gang of burglars but Holmes is suspicious.
- Actual crime
- Explanation (spoiler alert)
Brackenstall, a violent man, has caught his wife and her former love, Jack Crocker, in the room and attacked the latter. Crocker had defended himself by killing Brackenstall.
- Quotations in this story (1)
Quote "Come, Watson, come!" he cried. "The game is afoot. Not a word! Into your clothes and come!"
- Characters in this story (3)
Surname First name Title Holmes Sherlock Hopkins Stanley Inspector Watson John Doctor
- Locations in this story (2)
Location Town/City County 221b Baker Street London Abbey Grange Marsham Kent
- Other notes
Randall gang Sydenham Eustace Brackenstall Fraser Australia Theresa Wright Jack Crocker port beeswing