Redcar Marske Redcar
Coatham,Redcar and Saltburn were all within the parish of Marske and having a Church and a Priest,
Marske must have been a village of much importance.
'The Stray' between Redcar & Marske
Built by Sir William Pennyman in 1625 it was later occupied by the Lowther family and William Penn who was
better known for founding the state of Pennsylvania in America.
St. Marks Church
Built in 1867 at an original cost of £ 7,000 Many artifacts including, hatchments, fonts, crosses etc., and the old bell were brought from St. Germains church prior to it'd demolition. The roof, Tower and Clock were destroyed in a fire in 1902 and were replaced by the marquess of Zetland
The Ship Inn, Marske
Built in 1932-33 the Inn was built upon the site of an older 'Ship Inn' The whole of the external Oak timbers on the
Tudor styled building were salvaged from the Battleships 'Collingwood' and 'Southampton'
The Police House 163 High Street,
Of the two policemen stationed in Marske the lower ranked PC lived in the house on the left,
next door to the 'Lock Up' with the distinctive 'studded door'
Joseph Pease, the owner of the Upleatham ironstone mines and founder of Middlesbrough, had this very imposing property built as his family home.With the increase of Ironstone mining in the area Pease built cottage properties in Marske to house 3,000 people
St Germains Church
Over the years St Germains church was rebuilt three times, with the first Saxon church being built there in
550-850 AD The last twice it was taken down only the tower was left standing and that is how it is today.
The latest demolition of the remaining stonework was in 1955
The spot where Capt. Cooks father is buried
James Cook senior, father to Captain James Cook the circumnavigator was burried here in 1779 two months
after his son was killed in Hawaii. Captain Cook's sister Margaret is also burried in the churchyard
Fishing Boats are left on the Beach
Marske Square Xmas 2003
A short walk into Errington Woods
New Marske Woods towards Guisborough
In the Woods towards Upleatham
A backward glance towards Roseberry Topping