Cowper and Newton Museum
The Cowper and Newton Museum was the home of the eighteenth century poet and letter writer, William Cowper. There is a room dedicated to Rev John Newton, then the Curate of Olney who wrote "Amazing Grace" and was involved in the anti-slavery movement. There is a Costume Gallery, a collection of Bucks and Beds pillow lace, herb and flower gardens restored to 18th planting, Cowper's Summerhouse. Registered Museum 1165. Events all year round, check website for further details or telephone.
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