Historical Properties Marketed by Michael Poole


We have marketed a number of properties with historical importance over the years. Intriguing properties like these provide us with direct, tangible links to people from the past who occupied these spaces before we did.

As someone who loves architecture and history, there are few things more exciting, than when a property comes to market with a story from the past.

Childs Street in Brotton

Charles Robinson Sykes, who created the Spirit of Ecstasy bonnet ornament in 1909, lived in this property.

The blue plaque, honouring his achievements, has been placed on the outside of Mr Sykes’ childhood home in Child Street.

High Street, Marske-by-the-Sea



This property was once a police station and still has the holding cells, with traditional doors and locks. The current vendor purchased this in auction from Lord Zetland himself, at the Ship Inn.




Ropner Gardens, Middleton St George

We are currently marketing this outstanding, refurbished luxurious first floor apartment The property its self is an apartment, the house was originally Ropner Convalescent Home, founded about 1894 was used as the 24th Durham Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital during WW1. The Home was closed in 1999 to be converted into private apartments.



For full details of this apartment, please contact the Yarm office on 01642 788878.

Wilton Castle, Redcar

Wilton Castle is an early 19th-century mansion, built on the site of a medieval castle, now converted into luxury residential apartments, situated at Wilton, in Redcar and Cleveland, England. It is a Grade II listed building.

We are marketing 2 apartments currently for sale and rent, the apartments are finished to excellent standard and with access to the grounds and living in such beautiful architecture, what more could you want??


We have beautiful homes available for Sale and or to Let, including new builds. Please see our website for further details www.michaelpoole.co.uk or click here to set up instant property alerts.

If we can be of any further assistance please call the team on 01642 254222 or email middlesbrough@michaelpoole.co.uk.

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