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

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British History Quiz

This headmaster of Rugby School popularized 'muscular Christianity', combining sports and learning with a heavy religious focus



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This Day in British History

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.

Monarch Mayhem

This king was held responsible for the death of Archbishop Thomas Becket



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Appleby-in-Westmorland (Self catering)
Barley Cottage, Appleby-in-Westmorland

Barley Cottage

This attractive cottage is situated in the rural village of Sandford five miles from Appleby-in-Westmorland in the Eden Valley and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Broughton-in-Furness (Self catering)
Cross Yeat, Broughton-in-Furness

Cross Yeat

This detached stone cottage is situated on a working farm, four miles from Broughton-in-Furness and two miles from Seathwaite in Dunnerdale, in the Lake District National Park and can sleep …
Sleeps 4

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