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Thomas Hardy, the English writer and Poet, was born in this cottage in 1840. Thomas Hardy's Cottage, in Higher Bockhampton, Dorset, is a small cob and thatch building that is the birthplace of the English author Thomas Hardy. Built by Hardy’s great grandfather the walls were constructed from cob and the roof is beautifully thatched.
He lived in the cottage until he was aged 34. During his time at the cottage, Hardy wrote the novels Under the Greenwood Tree (1872) and Far from the Madding Crowd (1874).
Inside the cottage visitors will find 19th century life with its open hearths, small windows and stone floors. Hardy's Cottage is now a National Trust property. travel with travelinter