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IoE Number: 64919
Location: HAWKER'S HUT,
Photographer: Mr Carl Lynn
Date Photographed: 04 April 2005
Date listed: 09 September 1985
Date of last amendment: 09 September 1985
Grade II

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SS 21 NW MORWENSTOW MORWENSTOW 1/111 Hawker's Hut - - II Hut. 1840s, some C20 repair. Designed by the Reverend R S Hawker for himself. Small rectangular hut with stable door built against the cliff and immediately overlooking the sea. Interior has slate floor and fixed timber seats. Roof of hut covered in turf with two wood boards across eaves above stable door of five planks, wood latches and iron strap hinges. Vertical plank each side of exposed stiles. Hut built from timbers from the wreck of the 'Alonzo'. Hawker used the hut for composing verse and reflection. R S Hawker, poet and antiquary, was vicar of Morwenstow from 1835-1874. C E Byles. The Life and Letters of R S Hawker (1905), pp. 163-167.

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