Winkies Castle – Marske

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Winkies Castle is a Half Cruck Longhouse dating from the 17th Century, the new plaque was unveiled on 7th April 2011
Marske - Winkies Castle
The house was saved from demolition by Jack Anderson the cobbler in 1968, opened by him as a museum in 1975 and finally bequeathed to the council with over 6,000 local artefacts on his death.
Marske - Winkies Castle
The house opened as a folk museum run by the Friends of Winkies Castle in 2005, its well worth a visit when its open during the summer months.
‘Winkie’ is said to be the name of Jacks cat and has been adopted as the logo of the museum.

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