Jul

31

2010

Accreditation: On entering this page on Redcar Past and Present we would like to thank the following people and web site concerned for their permission to use details from their site www.naval-history.net and also Lt Cdr. Geoff Mason who compiled the history and photograph, (not forgetting Gordon Smith...

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Jul

22

2010

LOCATION – Graffenberg Street, Redcar – Dr Horners Hydropathic Establishment

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Buildings

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One of the most unusual named streets in Redcar, but in actual fact has a foreign connection behind its name.  Although now a car park, leading off the sea front, (with the Royal Hotel on the other side of the street) the original location was that of Doctor Horners Hydropathic Establishment, where...

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Jul

22

2010

   Such was the rivalry in the past between Coatham and Redcar that they put up a wooden boundary fence between the two communities to make it quite clear which area you were in.    The boundary fence started at West Terrace, then in a line along West Dyke Ditch towards Kirkleatham.  

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Jul

22

2010

PEOPLE – CAWTHORNE, Nigel. American Author -The Marble Fawn

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People & Characters

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          NIGEL CAWTHORNE – AMERICAN AUTHOR              An American author travelling apparently around the North East Coast came to Redcar on 26 July 1859. In the quietness that was Redcar at the time; he worked on his final great novel          “The Marble Faun”          ...

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Jul

3

2010

LISTED Buildings of Redcar

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Buildings

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LISTED BUILDINGS OF REDCAR   GRADE I 1.Sir William Turners Hospital, Kirkleatham 2.Entrance screen, loggias, forts, flat & outhouses to Sir William Turner’s Hospital – Kirkleatham 3.St Cuthberts Church – Kirkleatham 4.The Turner Mausoleum – Kirkleatham 5.Gate piers at entrance...

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