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Hardy's Cottage

Evocative cob and thatch cottage - birthplace of Thomas Hardy

Higher Bockhampton, near Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8QJ

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The garden path leading to the Hardy's Cottage, Dorset

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A view of a laden kitchen table inside Granny's Kitchen at Hardy's Cottage, Dorset

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A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland

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