Canalside home for sale in Todmorden with an impressive claim to fame

Big and beautiful home of one of Yorkshire’s finest MPs is for sale complete with blue plaque

Dawson Weir House
Dawson Weir House

After 15 years of living in London, John Kenny felt the pull of his native North and it proved too strong to ignore. “I really missed the North and the South Pennines countryside,” says John, whose only quandary was where to buy.

The dilemma was solved when he met his parents for a walk in Todmorden. “I just fell in love in love with the place and arranged to view eight properties there the following weekend,” he says.

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Dawson Weir House, now for sale for £550,000 with fineandcountry.com, was the last house he looked at and it was the outright winner

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