Historic Buildings in the Lake District

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Here you will find historic properties ranging from town houses associated with literary or other historic figures, watermills, industrial heritage buildings, townhouses, and more. You might also like to view our list of the major historic houses (stately homes) in the Lake District region.











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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 >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This battle took place on or about 8 January 871 between King Alfred and a Danish army



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This Day in British History

22 November, 1905

Queen's Fund for the Unemployed launched

Queen Alexandra's foundation was a forerunner of modern unemployment insurance schemes

Monarch Mayhem

This king was married twice, the second time to Joan of Navarre



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Coniston (Self catering)
Joy's Cottage, Coniston

Joy's Cottage

Joy's Cottage built at the end of the 17th Century stands at the end of a small group of houses, adjacent to our own, 1 mile south of Coniston on …
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Burton-in-Kendal (Self catering)
The Potting Shed, Burton-in-Kendal

The Potting Shed

This detached, stone-built cottage in Burton-in-Kendal can sleep two people in one double bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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