Woolbrook Cottage and Royal Glen blue plaque in Sidmouth

Royal Glen formerly Woolbrook Cottage First named "King's Cottage" from a Mr. King who transformed a modest farmhouse into a Sidmouth Gothic Villa with Regency interiors. Purchased by mother of Gen. Baynes and renamed "Woolbridge Cottage" it was rented to the Duke of Kent. He resided there with the Duchess and their daughter, the future Queen Victoria, over Christmas 1819 taken ill with pneumonia he died in Jan. 1820 The Prince of Wales, later Edward VII, visited the house 1st Oct. 1856. It is a Grade 1 Listed Building
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