Grove Hill House

Grove Hill House

Gordon House

Parish: St. James

Grove Hill House is located in Montego Bay, the capital of St. James. It was built in the early eighteenth century. The house is a two storey Georgian structure; the first storey is constructed from cut stone while the top is of wood. It is said that the cut stones used to construct the first floor were originally used as ballast for a ship sailing from Britain. From the time of its construction to the present, the house has remained in one family. It has a long tradition of hospitality. Many young officers from visiting ships were frequent and welcomed guests there. One such person was Admiral Lord Nelson.

 

 

 


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