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

Who rebuilt St Paul's Cathedral after the Great Fire of London?



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This Day in British History

19 October, 1216

Death of King John

The unlamented John died at Newark, and was buried at Worcester Cathedral, the only king to lie there

Monarch Mayhem

This king married Matilda, daughter of Malcolm III of Scotland



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Cockermouth (Self catering)
The Coach House, Cockermouth

The Coach House

This semi-detached cottage is in the town of Cockermouth in Cumbria and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Alston (Self catering)
Wellhope View Cottage, Alston

Wellhope View Cottage

This sympathetically restored, semi-detached barn conversion near Alston in Cumbria sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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