Captain Cook’s Cottage, Great Ayton

Title: Captain Cook’s Cottage, Great Ayton
Description: “Captain Cook’s Cottage, Great Ayton”, built by Cook’s father, James, in 1755. The single storey extension to the right of the main two-storey house was demolished before the sale in 1933. The cottage was presented to the Victoria State Government in 1934 and now stands in Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne.
Date: about 1920
Author: Harold Hood F.R.P.S
Collection: Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Middlesbrough Council
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Record no.: Cook’s Cottage Ayton
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