Homes of the Romantic Age Poets

Homes of the Romantic Age PoetsA contemporary of Tennyson, Lord Byron spent his days at the venerable Newstead Abbey in Nottinghamshire, which he inherited from his uncle. In these time-burnished surrounds, he penned his most memorable lines, such as “And like music on the waters is thy sweet voice to me,” from his poem “Stanzas for Music.” A former monastery, Newstead boasts enormous rooms, warmed with dark paneled walls and ornate fireplaces, as well as ancient ruins dating back centuries.

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