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MAX GATE

MAX GATE

Writer Thomas Hardy's house from 1885 until his death in 1928. It was here that he wrote Tess of the d'Urbervilles and the Mayor of Casterbridge. The house was designed by Hardy himself - he was a trained architect - and later extended. Hardy also laid out the gardens.

Alington Avenue
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 2AB
Victorian
National Trust webpage for Max Gate
Maiden Castle, Hardy's Cottage
National Trust