"Statue of................." Lake District National Park Things to Do Tip by joanj

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  statue of Wordsworth
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This Statue of William Wordsworth, the celebrated English poet, in CockermouthThis memorial is opposite Wordsworth House and was unvelied on 7th April 1970 - the bicentenery of his birth.

William Wordsworth the English poet(1770 - 1850) was born in Cockermouth. He went to St. John's College Cambridge. He settled in Grassmere with his sister Dorothy (1771 - 1855) to whose insight his poems owe much.

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  • Updated Sep 12, 2004
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