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Arthur Conan Doyle: shedworker

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 04:16 AM
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by (Alex) last modified Jul 17, 2011

The author of the Sherlock Holmes and Professor Challenger stories lived for a time in Crowborough, East Sussex, in a house called Windlesham where he wrote in the wooden summerhouse which he had built in the gardens and which he called his 'hut'. It was here that he wrote some of the later Holmes stories (although he told his chauffeur Bill Latter that he preferred writing in the first floor study of the house). Conan Doyle died in 1930 and was buried in the garden, very close to the summerhouse, before his remains were removed 10 years later to Minstead churchyard in Hampshire when Windlesham became a care home . The summerhouse is sadly no longer with us. --------------------------------------------------------------- Create energy, create space, go solar with energyspace solar garden buildings. Click here for more details






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