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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 inventor and pioneer industrialist is credited with inventing - or at least popularizing - the water frame and carding engine



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This Day in British History

26 May, 1676

Fire of Southwark

Ten years after the devastating Great Fire of London, this blaze sweeps along the south bank of the Thames, burning 625 houses

Monarch Mayhem

This king was imprisoned and eventually murdered at Berkeley Castle



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Brampton (Self catering)
Beckside at Abbey Mill, Brampton

Beckside at Abbey Mill

This cosy apartment adjoining the owners' converted mill in Lanercost, a hamlet near Brampton, can accommodate two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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Backbarrow (Self catering)
Neddy Cut, Backbarrow

Neddy Cut

A luxurious, detached cottage with private hot tub situated close to the small village of Backbarrow, sleeping six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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