BBC News – Thomas Hardy bedrooms open for first time at Max Gate, Dorchester
Thomas Hardy died in the room, which had been kept private because it was still lived in
The room where Thomas Hardy finished writing The Mayor of Casterbridge has opened to the public.
The study-turned-bedroom at Max Gate in Dorchester, where the author died, was kept private when the National Trust opened the house to the public in 2011.
Visitors can now see the room and a master bedroom alongside the six other rooms at the Dorset writer’s home.
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