Writer's Hut Sold in UK

article-2590707-1C9C1C6100000578-192_964x686“A hut used by Tarka the Otter author Henry Williamson for his writing has been sold ahead of its auction. The sale price of the hut in Georgeham, Devon, has not been disclosed but it ‘blew the top end of the price guide [of £110,000] out of the water,’ auctioneer Colin Thorne said.

Tarka the Otter, published 87 years ago, brought the Devon countryside to life through the eyes of an otter.

Mr. Williamson built the hut with prize money for writing the book.…

Mr. Thorne, an auctioneer for Webbers in Braunton, said : “It was going to be an exciting sale with lots of interest. But the offer that came in was an extraordinary price.…

‘The buyer wants to make it into a writers’ refuge. Mr. Williamson’s family are completely delighted’…”

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