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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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King of Wessex and Mercia from 925, King of England from 926


This Day in British History

21 October, 1559

Mary of Guise deposed as Regent of Scotland

Mary, mother of Mary, Queen of Scots, was ousted by the Lords of the Congregation for letting the French fortify Leith

Monarch Mayhem

Daughter of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise


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Maulds Meaburn (Self catering)
The Granary, Maulds Meaburn

The Granary

This one bedroomed cottage is located in the hamlet of Reagill near to Maulds Meaburn in Cumbria.
Sleeps 2

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Kendal (Self catering)
9 Gardiner Bank, Kendal

9 Gardiner Bank

This delightful apartment in Kendal sleeps two people.
Sleeps 2

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