The Farringford Restoration Blog

Farringford is undergoing extensive restoration. It is being restored, as far as possible

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

Crossing the Bar

"Crossing the Bar" is one of Tennyson’s most famous poems. It is often read at funerals and memoria…

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Crossing the BarPosted: 22 Jul 2017

Jim Cheshire talks about Moxon and Tennyson

Though I no longer write this blog regularly, as I said in my last blog, I will send in contributions as and when I c…

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Jim Cheshire talks about Moxon and TennysonPosted: 27 Apr 2017

Dickens and Tennyson

Tennyson and Charles Dickens crossed paths a number of times and while they respected one another’s work, they …

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Dickens and TennysonPosted: 12 Jan 2015

Tennyson and Allingham - A Lasting Friendship

A feeling Allingham recorded of a visit to Farringford in June of 1865 reveals both one of the reasons he and Tennyso…

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Tennyson and Allingham - A Lasting FriendshipPosted: 17 Sep 2014
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