Browsholme is an early Tudor house with the addition of a Regency wing. Within the house are a collection of portraits, weapons, armour, and antiquities. In local dialect Brownholme is pronounced 'Brewsom', and it has been the home of the Parker family since it was built in 1507.
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A luxury country house with a unique story- built in 1630 and opened as a hotel in 1996 by Roger Saul the creator of the British design label, Mulberry and his wife Monty. Nestling peacefully on the edge of an English market town, this atmospheric country house hotel has retained … more >>
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"The parish church of Holy Trinity in Kendal was begun around 1201 on the foundations of an earlier Saxon church. It might look peaceful today, but in the year 1210 Scots under the Earl of Fife raided south into modern Cumbria. When the raiders came to Kendal, the local women and children took shelter in the church, but the Scots entered and put them all to the sword."
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