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Saving Roald Dahl's Cabin

For the Geo Quiz, we're meandering in the English countryside, looking for a famous shed. The cabin in question belonged to writer Roald Dahl.

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It was his writing shed, in fact and it sits in a village about an hour west of London, in Buckinghamshire. The shed is in exactly the same condition as it was in 1990. That's when the author of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" died.

Dahl's family is raising funds to move the contents of the one-room building to a nearby museum.

So, what's the name of the English countryside village where Roald Dahl once lived and worked?

Pictures: Inside author Roald Dahl's writing hut

The answer is the village of Great Missenden, England.

If all goes according to plan, the famous shed will move to the Roal Dahl Museum and Story Center next year. And it's turning out to be quite an endeavor. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to BBC television program host Leah Gooding about this big move.

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    Roald Dahl's Hut (Photo: BBC)
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    Roald Dahl wrote many of his famous stories here, including Matilda and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. (Photo: BBC)

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