Ancient Mariner's House

6-8 High Street

Simon Hatley, haberdasher of hats and former Mayor of Woodstock, built this house in 1708. His son, also named Simon, a sailor who set sail for South America in 1719, is believed to be the mariner referred to in the poem 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Ancient Mariners House plaque

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8 High Street

Note: this is a private house and it is not open to the public.