The Forester's House (La Maison Forestière)
On October 31st 1918, in a Forester's House in Pommereuil, Wilfred Owen wrote his final letter to his mother. Turner Prize nominee Simon Patterson has transformed this house into a white sculptured memorial to Owen and his poetry, which opened to the public on October 1st 2011.
Opening hours for November 2015
For more information (including opening hours outside of November) contact the Tourist Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 03 27 84 10 94. Alternatively call into the office at 9, Place du Commandant Richez 59360 Cateau Cambrésis. http://www.tourisme-lecateau.fr/
Inside the Forester's House
The Opening of the Forester's House
The Forester's House
The House from the road; the cellar is to the right
Peter Owen, Wilfred's nephew, in the "smoky cellar"