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 >>


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British History Quiz

This Roman road ran from London to Lincoln, and was built immediately after the Roman invasion of 43AD



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This Day in British History

14 December, 1542

James V of Scotland dies

James's death at Falkland meant that his infant daughter Mary was named Queen of Scots

Monarch Mayhem

This king married Elizabeth of York, uniting the houses of York and Lancaster, and ending the Wars of the Roses



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Hornby (Self catering)
Post Box Rooms, Hornby

Post Box Rooms

This single-storey cottage is located above the owner's Post Office in the village of Hornby near to Kirkby Lonsdale and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Ravenstonedale (Self catering)
Sycamore Tree Farm, Ravenstonedale

Sycamore Tree Farm

This Grade II listed detached farmhouse is in a rural location near Ravenstonedale and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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