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Lascelles Abercrombie (1881-1938) In 1911 Lascelles Abercrombie settled at Gallows, two cottages joined together (now partly ruined in a neglected garden) at Ryton (2m E). Lived in Dymock 1911-14. 1917 In 1913 Rupert Brooke and John Drinkwater joined him for a time at Gallows. Dymock and Wilfrid Gibson (1878-1962) (born in Northumberland, moved to London in 1912 and to Dymock in 1913) came to stay at the Old Nailshop at Greenway Cross, a red-brick cottage with exposed timbers which then had a thatched roof. In the summer, the American poet, Robert Frost, rented the black-and-white labourer's cottage, Little Iddens, then in the middle of a vegetable garden, which his wife and children cultivated. Edward Thomas came to Old Fields, a cottage in a field near by.

Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) stayed with Abercrombie at Gaskells, 1913

John Drinkwater (1882-1937) stayed in Dymock 1913, with Abercrombie at Gallows.

Robert Frost (1874-1963) American poet, visited Dymock 1914 and 1957, in England 1912-15 . He rented the black-and-white labourer's cottage, Little Iddens, then in the middle of a vegetable garden, which his wife and children cultivated.
Wilfrid Gibson (1878-1962) came to stay at the Old Nail Shop at Greenway Cross, Dymock in 1914. It is a red-brick cottage with exposed timbers which then had a thatched roof.The Old Nailshop
The Old Nailshop
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Francis Kilvert (1840-79) Vicar of Bredwardine 77-79, buried in Bredwardine

John Masefield (1878-1967) born Ledbury. An uncle owned a farm called The Buttery on the Weald Moors near Kinnersley

Edward Thomas (1878-1917) came to Old Fields, a cottage in a field near Robert Frost's cottage.


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