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placename:- Brackenburn Lodge
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY24931918
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2419

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Brackenburn Lodge -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 5.10.2007
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Brackenburn Lodge -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- Plaque:- -- 'HUGH WALPOLE / NOVELIST / LIVED AND WROTE HERE / 1924-1941' -- 5.10.2007

hearsay Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, 1884-1941, author, lived here from 1923 to 1941. He wrote:-
The Cathedral, 1922
The Old Ladies, 1924
Harmer John, 1926
Rogue Herries, 1930
Judith Paris, 1931
The Fortress, 1932
Vanessa, 1933
etc; the last four form the Herries Chronicle, set in Borrowdale.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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