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Heimskr's House is a house in Whiterun and the home of Heimskr, a priest of Talos. The small, one-room cottage is found in front and to the left of Jorrvaskr. It is one of three buildings that occupies the circle around the Gildergreen.




  • The house is marked with an "empty" Shadowmark.
  • The small house is furnished in a mini-church style format. There are 4 chairs arranged in pairs of two, facing towards an open space that is elevated up several small stairs, like a dias, where someone could address the onlookers.
  • There are four skulls lying around the house- one on a shelf immediately to the left upon entering the building, and three on the open space that the chairs are facing towards- which is very unusual for the average Skyrim townsfolk.


This section contains bugs related to Heimskr's House. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:

  1. Please reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening.
  2. If the bug is still occurring, please post the bug report with the appropriate system template  360  / XB1  ,  PS3  / PS4  ,  PC  / MAC  , depending on which platform(s) the bug has been encountered on.
  3. Be descriptive when listing the bug and fixes, but avoid having conversations in the description and/or using first-person-anecdotes: such discussions belong on the appropriate forum board.
  •  PC   360   PS3   If a Thieves Guild small job targeting this house is accepted after completion of Battle for Whiterun, it will be impossible to complete, as the house cannot be entered. In order to access it on PC, one may type coc whiterunheimskrshouse into the console, which will then teleport the Dragonborn into the house with it still being intact (however, there is a chance that this may also cause the game to crash). Alternatively, one can type setstage TGRBE 50 to complete the stage with success.


Start a Discussion Discussions about Heimskr's House

  • Oh the irony!

    63 messages
    • I have just finished the Battle of Whiterun and spent about two hours checking things out. Forgot one thing -- the former Jarl told me...
    • And yeah, I noticed Heimskr's house got destroyed.  That is what led me to this page... My character stood there and "waited" ...
  • Heimskr's house is destroyed

    3 messages
    • That is on the bugs list for Heimskr's House and some of the quest pa...
    • Solution = Type in the console : '''setstage TGRBE 50'''

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