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Tom Moore's House [left] is located on Walsingham Bay near the Crystal cave.
It was built in 1652 by the architect John Millner in impressive British Bermuda colonial architecture. It was originally known as
Walsingham House as it was once the property of Robert Walsingham, the coxswain of the doomed "Sea Venture" in 1609.
The house is best known as the place where the Irish poet Thomas Moore (17791852) lived during his
stay on Bermuda (1804) where he was intended to work as Registrar to the Court of the Vice Admiralty. Moore became notorious for his
love poems to "Nea", the 17 year old wife of the Marshal of the Court. He stayed on Bermuda only four months. The deputy whom he chose
to replace him as Registrar later cheated the Admiralty for a large sum of money (