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5874


N Tyneside


Monkseaton, Bygate Road, Garden Cottage


Monkseaton


NZ37SW


Domestic


Dwelling


House


Early Modern


C19


Extant Building


Small stone cottage. During the 1840s it was known as "Ramsay's Fort" because the owner, Robert Ramsay, was supposed to have two imitation cannons on the roof, with the intention of "frightening away the French should they ever invade".


3438


1940


NZ34381940



<< HER 5874 >> C. W. Steel, 2000, Images of England - Monkseaton and Hillheads, p 25 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1850

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