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Poetry Landmarks

Hardy's cottage

 

(Associated Place)

Details:

Thomas Hardy was born in 1840 in this small thatched cottage. It was built by his grandfather in 1800. Hardy left at the age of 22 and returned 5 years later, living in the cottage until 1874. "Under The Greenwood Tree" describes the cottage in detail. Hardy continued to visit the cottage until 1926.

Contact Information

address:
Higher Bockhampton
Dorset
3 miles NE of Dorchester, off A35

465

 

 
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