Tuesday, February 9, 2010

The Architectural History of Wordsworth's Grasmere homes

By Ellie Hunt and Adam Menuge

Saturday 6 March 2010, 3pm. The Jerwood Centre, with a tour of Dove Cottage.

This event will look at the architectural history of two of William Wordsworth's three Grasmere homes. Bristol University archaeology student Ellie Hunt will talk about the 'lost wing' of Allan Bank, of which she is also a former resident. There will also be a chance to see a short documentary film about her excavations, which have been carried out with National Trust support.

Dr Adam Menuge, Senior Investigator at English Heritage, will share the results of his recent architectural investigation into Dove Cottage in a talk and a tour of the building.

Many of the Wordsworth Trust's Winter Events are free but do require booking as places are limited.

To reserve a place please telephone: 015394 35544.

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