Captain Cooks Monument
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Standing high on Easby Hill is a 51ft high obelisk erected in 1827 in memory of one of the world s greatest cicumnavigators, Captain James Cook RN. Cook was born in Marton near Middlesbrough and moved to Great Ayton when he was eight. His father worked at Aireyholme Farm on the slopes of Roseberry Topping.