Historic Buildings in the Lake District

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

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This 13th century Franciscan monk and scholar taught at Oxford and Paris, and is famous for his research into optics



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This Day in British History

15 November, 1890

Pernell discredited in O'Shea divorce case

Charles Parnell, the leading voice for Irish Home Rule, was named as a co-respondent in the sensational divorce proceedings. He resigns as leader of Parliamentary Irish Party.

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was buried in three places; her entrails at Lincoln Cathedral, her heart at Blackfriars in London, and her body at Westminster Abbey



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Cark-in-Cartmel (Self catering)
14 Low Row, Cark-in-Cartmel

14 Low Row

This delightful end-terrace cottage in Cark in Cartmell sleeps eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Keswick (Self catering)
Derwentwater  Apartment, Keswick

Derwentwater Apartment

Derwentwater apartment is a modern second floor apartment sleeping six people in three en-suite bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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