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

25 November, 1120

Prince William, son of Henry I, dies in the sinking of the White Ship off Harfleur

Henry's daughter Matilda (Queen Maud) becomes his heir

Monarch Mayhem

This queen's second husband, Lord Darnley, was murdered, possibly with her knowledge



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Edenhall (Self catering)
Eden House, Edenhall

Eden House

This Grade II listed, detached house is in the centre of the village of Edenhall in Cumbria and sleeps up to thirteen people in six bedrooms.
Sleeps 13

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Ravenstonedale (Self catering)
The Barn, Ravenstonedale

The Barn

Delightful bungalow with car park and small rear garden. Lovely fell views from comfortable lounge & well equipped kitchen/diner. Situated in picturesque conservation village at foot of unique Howgill fells. …
Sleeps 4

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