Wordsworth House

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Coordinates: 54°39′49″N 3°22′05″W / 54.663623°N 3.368026°W / 54.663623; -3.368026

Wordsworth House
Wordsworth House

Wordsworth House is a Georgian townhouse in Cockermouth, Cumbria, England. It is owned by the National Trust.

It was built in the mid-18th century. William Wordsworth was born in the house in 1770. The house is a Grade I listed building.[1] It is open to the public as a museum from March to October of each year.

In November 2009, Cumbria was hit by flooding. Wordsworth House was affected, but volunteers were able to save many of the artifacts.[2]

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  1. "Wordsworth House", historicengland.org.uk, Historic England, retrieved 2009-12-21 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Floods in Cumbria – November 2009, BBC, 7 December 2009, retrieved 2009-12-21 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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