'Winnie the Pooh' house in which Brian Jones died up for sale

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Manuscript Man

2016-03-15 12:49:31

The country farm home which both inspired the creation of Winnie the Pooh and was later the home in which Rolling Stone Brian Jones died has hit the market for £1.9 Million.

The 16th century farm was home to the young Christopher Robin Milne whose adventures with his beloved teddy bear Edward went on to inspire his Father AA Milne's much loved Winnie the Pooh books. Many famous locations in the books can be found nearby including 500 acre wood, Galleon's Lap, Poohsticks Bridge and Pooh Corner.

The house was then bought by Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones in 1968 who, after living in the house for less than a year, was found dead in the swimming pool at the age of just 27. Due to the drugs and alcohol found in Jones' system the death was ruled as 'misadventure' by the coroner - though rumors have persisted to this day that the young star was actually murdered. 

It is the first time that the house has been offered for sale in 40 years. 

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