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17th Century Orton Hall

17th Century Orton Hall

Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All … more >>


HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

Henry VIII's successful suppression of monastic settlements became known as ...



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This Day in British History

31 May, 1076

Waltheof, Earl of Northumbria, is executed

Archbishop Walcher of Durham is given the powers of an earl - the forerunner of the medieval Prince Bishops of Durham

Monarch Mayhem

The first Tudor king of England



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Flookburgh (Self catering)
Willow Barn, Flookburgh

Willow Barn

This semi detached barn conversion cottage is in the village of Flookburgh near to Cartmel and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Blandswath Cottage, Kirkby Stephen

Blandswath Cottage

This spacious cottage enjoys a tranquil position on the banks of the River Eden. It is situated within 100 acres of the owner's land, around which visitors are free …
Sleeps 6

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