Holker Hall

near Cartmel, Lancashire - Duke of Devonshire


"Holker Hall is finely situated in the midst of a park of very diversified scenery, comprising rocky eminences, from which many splendid views are obtained on all sides. It extends on the south and west to the sands of the river Leven.

The family of Cavendish 'had the foundation of its greatness laid by sharing in the plunder of abbey lands seized on by King Henry the Eighth. Sir John Cavendish lived in the fourteenth century and was Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. His great great grandson, William Cavendish, married thrice, the final to Elizabeth, daughter of John Hardwick, the eminent 'Bess of Hardwick' whose large estates she inherited.

Their second son, Sir William Cavendish, inherited the three estates of Chatsworth, Hardwick and Oldcotes, and was raised to the Peerage as Baron Cavendish of Hardwicke, before being advanced to Earl of Devonshire in 1618."

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Window Mounted Window Mounted and Framed

Window mounted (UK mainland)34.95
Window mounted (Europe)37.95
Window mounted (Rest of the World)39.95
Window mounted & framed (UK mainland only)55.95
Window mounted & framed (Europe)62.95
Window mounted & framed (Rest of the World)74.95



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