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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 >>


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British History Quiz

George, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV, was executed by drowning in ...



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This Day in British History

23 October, 1642

Battle of Edgehill

First serious battle of the Civil War, Prince Rupert defeats Parliamentary forces led by Earl of Essex

Monarch Mayhem

This king's most famous mistress was Jane Shore, daughter of a wealthy London merchant



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Appleby-in-Westmorland (Self catering)
Holly Lodge, Appleby-in-Westmorland

Holly Lodge

This cottage is located on the edge of the town of Appleby-in-Westmorland and can sleep seven people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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Sedbergh (Self catering)
Riddings Barn, Sedbergh

Riddings Barn

This barn conversion cottage is located near to Sedbergh and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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