In the third of the four carvings, the bear appears to be fighting the creature that attacked it.
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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 outspoken politician was the first female to sit in the House of Commons
She served in Parliament from 1919-1945
She was a campaigner for temperance and women's rights - and a proponent of appeasement to deal with Nazi Germany
22 October, 1877
Blantyre mining disaster
The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.
This king's madness led to a Regency headed by his son, George (and to a popular modern film!)
His father was George II
He was followed to the throne by George IV
The School House
This detached character property in Dacre near Ullswater sleeps two people in one bedroom.
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