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The poetry of polytunnels

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The poetry of William Wordsworth does not lend itself naturally to legal argument but it is featuring in a courtroom battle over polytunnels. In 1798, Wordsworth wrote Tintern Abbey, a poem that celebrates the beauty of untamed nature in the Wye Valley. Novelist and Farmers Weekly journalist Tim Relf discusses what would have happened had Wordsworth returned to find the valley as it is today.

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