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Thursday, 11 August 2011

News Clipping: Thomas Hardy Society go to war with National Trust as his house falls into disrepair

The National Trust has been accused of 'grossly neglecting' the upkeep of the home of author Thomas Hardy.  The Thomas Hardy Society has written to the heritage charity expressing its 'grave concerns' over the current condition of Max Gate in Dorchester, Dorset.  The Hardy enthusiasts claim the Grade I listed property is in need of urgent repair work, including a new roof and windows.

READ MORE - Source: Daily Mail 11th August 2011

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