'IN THIS HOUSE WAS BORN
ON APRIL 7TH 1770
HE DIED AT RYDAL MOUNT, GRASMERE
APRIL 23RD 1850,
INTERRED IN GRASMERE CHURCHYARD.
DOROTHY HIS SISTER, 1771–1855'
Opposite Wordsworth House is a small memorial garden, with a fountain dedicated to both William and Dorothy Wordsworth.
1770 – 1850'
William's mother Ann Wordsworth died in 1778, and his father John Wordsworth in 1783.