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Delightful medieval fortified house, which has been the home of the Strickland family for more than 750 years. The Stricklands were Roman Catholics when it was unfashionable, but survived - and their house is packed with fascinating portraits, furnishings - and some unique panelling. Outside, there is an unusual limestone rock garden, pastures, woodland, orchards, a kitchen garden, bee hives and a charming lake.

Location/Address: Kendal
County: Cumbria
Post Code: LA8 8DZ
Main Historic Period: Stuart
Tip/Nearby: Levens Hall is nearby. Sizergh is south of Kendal on the edge of the Lake District.
Primary Management: National Trust
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