Ted Hughes Poet North Tawton

North Tawton is well-known with regard to the late Poet Laureate Ted Hughes (1930-1998).  In December 2011 Seamus Heaney, Nobel Laureate unveiled a memorial dedicated to the memory of Hughes in Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey,  in front of more than 300 guests.

A “Blue Plaque” in memory of Ted Hughes OM, was placed on the Town Council Offices in The Square in April 2011.