The location, on the Dorset coast, also happened to be right on his doorstep.
A Dorset police spokesman said Old Harrovian Mr Harbord's death was not being treated as suspicious.
A man of parts, he also runs an organic farm in Dorset, England, where he raises cattle, sheep, and feed crops.
There is a quite a tradition of Household spotting in Dorset, and the recurrent feature of these pursuits is failure.
In 2007, a Dorset man brought a lawn statute featuring a recognizable Egyptian headdress to an expert for evaluation.
His tongue was tired for he had been talking all the afternoon in a public-house in Dorset Street.
As a patron of literature he ranks with the magnificent Dorset.
This is a high compliment, but was not first bestowed on Dorset by Pope.
Thence he marched to Oxford, where his brother of Dorset probably joined him.
While we much enjoyed our day in the Dorset byways, our progress had necessarily been slow.