William Wordsworth white plaque in Hawkshead

Ancient Monument
Anne Tyson's Cottage
Wordsworth Lodge
The poet William Wordsworth lived here whilst a scholar at the Grammar School (1779 - 1787). The Chapel where the poet occasionally worshipped was up the steps on the left of the cottage.

William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with the 1798 joint publication Lyrical Ballads.Wordsworth's magnum opus is generally considered to be The Prelude, a semiautobiographical poem of his early years which he revised and expanded a number of times. It was posthumously titled and published, prior to which it was generally known as "the poem to Coleridge". Wordsworth was Britain's Poet Laureate from 1843 until his death in 1850.

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