Buttermere at dawn, looking across to Crummock Water and Burnbank Fell beyond.
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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 >>
This famous landscape garden designer gained his odd nickname from his habit of telling clients that their estates had 'great capability of improvement'
His real first name was Lancelot
His father in law was garden designer and architect William Kent
20 October, 1714
George I crowned king
George, who spoke no English, had only entered the country for the first time a month earlier
This king came to the throne aged only 9
Until he came of age the country was ruled by William Marshall, Earl of Pembroke
His father was King John