Rose Cottage was home to Jack & Miggie Miller until 1913 and was named after Miggie – her maiden name was Rose. The small cottage had roses growing around the door.
From White Rose Cottage and the Minterns’ house a footpath crossed the little close beside the gardens, dropped to the stream and passing by the garden of Fern Hollow joined the road near Tizzards’.Lilian Bond
In her book, “Tyneham: A Lost Heritage”, Lilian Bond wrote in 1956:
‘The earliest caravan arrived at Worbarrow over fifty years ago and caused a small sensation. Its owners, the three sisters Thompson, drove it from Surrey with a hired horse and parked it in the field by White Rose Cottage.
Rose Cottage was later home to Arthur Stockley and family.
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