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The Kilns is the former home of CS Lewis, novelist and academic, best known for his Chronicles of Narnia series. Clive Staples Lewis was born in Belfast in 1898, served in the army during WW1 and held senior posts at both Oxford and Cambridge universities. The Kilns was his home from 1930 until his death in 1963. It is owned and managed by the CS Lewis Foundation, which appears to be based in the USA. Tours are available but must be booked.