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Page 194. " the house where Coleridge had lived and died "


Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) was one of the major English Romantic Poets, as well as a literary critic and philosopher. Amongst his best known poems are The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan.

From 1817 until the end of his life, Coleridge lived at the London homes of the physician James Gillman, first at 14 South Grove, Highgate, and later at 3 The Grove, Highgate.

The house at 3 The Grove (pictured above) was home to the novelist and playwright J.B. Priestley between 1931 and the end of the Second World War, and was bought by the model Kate Moss in 2011.


Portrait of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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