The Farringford Restoration Blog

Farringford is being restored, as far as possible, back to how it would have looked when it's most famous resident wrote in the study and gazed at the stars from the rooftop.

Farringford is undergoing extensive restoration.  It is being restored, as far as possible, back to how it would have looked when it's most famous resident wrote in the study and gazed at the stars from the rooftop.

Recent Posts

Tennyson's Smoking Habit

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, despite his wife’s delicate constitution and dislike of the habit, was a heavy smoker.…

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Tennyson's Smoking HabitPosted: 23 Nov 2020

Audrey Tennyson

Audrey Tennyson is one of the many women with a fascinating past overshadowed by that of her husband.…

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Audrey TennysonPosted: 30 Oct 2020

Dialect in Poetry

Before the standardisation of English some of the most popular texts such as ‘Sir Gawain and the Greene Knight’ were written in dialect.…

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Dialect in PoetryPosted: 21 Oct 2020

Tennyson and the Romantics

One of the top most Google searched questions about Tennyson is ‘Was Tennyson a Romantic Poet?'…

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Tennyson and the RomanticsPosted: 30 Sep 2020
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