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Max Gate

Max Gate,Dorchester Information
Poet and novelist Thomas Hardy designed and lived in this house from 1885 until his death in 1928. Here he wrote Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure and The Mayor of Casterbridge, as well as much of his poetry. The house contains several pieces of Hardy's furniture. No toilets, unsuitable for coaches and trailer caravans.
Max Gate,Dorchester Address
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Max Gate
Alington Avenue
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 2AA
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Max Gate,Dorchester Telephone No.
01305 262538
Max Gate,Dorchester Fax. No.
01305 250978
hours
Dining & Drawing Room only; 1 Apr-30 Sept Mon, Wed & Sun 14.00-17.00. Private visits by appointment with the tenants
facilities
National Trust