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Farringford, Isle of Wight

Historical Description

Farringford, at one period the residence of the late Lord Tennyson, the Poet-Laureate, in the Isle of Wight, 1 mile WNW of Freshwater Gate, and 2— miles SSW of Yarmouth. It is a comfortable mansion, sheltered with trees, and was thus described by himself in an invitation to the Rev F. D— Maurice:- " Where, far from smoke and noise of town, I watch the twilight falling brown

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5