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Tynemouth, Huntington Place, No. 9, Marsden House






Post Medieval


Extant Building

House, dated 1760 on pediment resited in nineteenth century porch. Flemish bond brick with ashlar dressings and plinth; Welsh slate roof. Two storeys. Central one-storey porch with balustrade. Pedimented Ionic doorcase, probably removed from original entrance, contains 6-panelled double door under flat brick arch. Stone lintels to sash windows. Hipped roof with two end chimneys. Rear elevation shows yellow brick flat arches and a small dormer. Ordnance Survey bench mark on porch plinth. LISTED GRADE 2 Sailor / soldier Giuseppe Garibaldi 19th century Italian patriot stayed in this house in 1854 while visiting Tynemouth to brief local political and industrial leaders on his plans for a unified Italy. He was hailed throughout Europe as true idealist and honest politician. He was born in Nice on 4th Feb 1807 and died aged 75 in Caprerra on 2nd June 1882.




Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, 9/96

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