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 Enchanted Islands

Enchanted Islands are not rare in English Literature, but especially not in Tennyson’s poetry, where they abound ...…

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Tennyson's Enchanted Islands Posted: 06 Jul 2020

Poet Laureates

The role of Poet Laureate often involves carefully containing public truths in poetic form to make it easier for the public to swallow.…

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Poet LaureatesPosted: 29 Jun 2020

Tennyson and the Penny Dreadfuls

Written and read between 1830 and 1850, the Penny Dreadfuls were directly contemporary to Tennyson’s poetry.…

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Tennyson and the Penny DreadfulsPosted: 22 Jun 2020

Hallam and Lionel's Magic Lantern

On display at Farringford is a ‘Magic Lantern’ which projected images painted on glass slides onto the walls.…

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Hallam and Lionel's Magic LanternPosted: 16 Jun 2020
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