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Du Maurier's first home in Fowey, Ferryside, is given listed status

Du Maurier's first home in Fowey, Ferryside, is given listed status

Ferryside, the house in which Daphne du Maurier wrote her first novel, 'The Loving Spirit' (1931), has been granted grade II listed status. Daphne's son, Kits Browning, who now lives in the house, said: "My mother adored the house and fell in love with Cornwall, which was to be the backdrop of her most famous novels. I feel sure that she would be immensely proud that Historic England have granted Ferryside a Grade II listing."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-42465495

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