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The cottages called Tyler's Row, with their warm thatch and leaded panes, were intended to provide a haven of peace for the Hales. Sandwiched between the redoubtable Sergant Burnaby and poisonous Mrs Fowler, however, they soon found that Fairacre was no outpost of Utopia but an average English village.