The peaks and fells of the western Lake District recee into the distance from the top of Carney Fell.
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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 architect was responsible for the design of the Bank of England building and the Dulwich Art Gallery
His most famous legacy is his own house in Lincoln's Inn Fields
His house is now a museum named after him
23 March, 1743
First English performance of Handel's Messiah
During the performance at Covent Garden, George II started the tradition of standing for the 'Hallelujah Chorus'
This Dutch ruler ruled England jointly with his English wife
He gained the throne after James II of England was deposed
His wife was Mary, daughter of James II