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Andrew Marvell's cottage Andrew Marvell's cottage

Plaque: Andrew Marvell's cottage

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Four feet below this spot is the stone step, formerly the entrance to the cottage in which lived Andrew Marvell, poet, wit, and satirist; colleague with John Milton in the foreign or Latin secretaryship during the Commonwealth; and for about twenty years M.P. for Hull. Born at Winestead, Yorkshire, 31st March, 1621, died in London, 18th August, 1678, and buried in the church of St. Giles-in-the-Fields.
This memorial is placed here by the London County Council, December, 1898.

There is a sundial in Lauderdale House garden with a poem by Marvell.

Site: Andrew Marvell's cottage (1 memorial)

N6, Highgate Hill

The cottage, demolished in 1867, seems to have been his holiday home.

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Andrew Marvell

Poet, wit, and satirist. Born at Winestead-in-Holderness, Yorkshire. Childles...

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John Milton

Poet, essayist, playwright, historian, and diplomat. Born in the house called...

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Andrew Marvell's cottage

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London County Council

Prior to the LCC London matters were run by church parishes. The LCC was the ...

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