Thursday walk with Pete - 30th August 2018 - From Burneside
My previous post: "Holme" has now reached a record 38 comments with mention of:
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Our walk set off from Burneside but we passed Tolson Hall on the way, but as this was not on our route I have no photos but there is a much better one than I could have taken on the link below. The original house was built by tobacco merchant Thomas Tolson in 1638 and there is a quote from him which rings harmoniously for me:
"God by this meanes, has sent what I on this house have spent"
CLICK FOR TOLSON HOUSE
A later inhabitant of the hall, James Bateman erected a monument celebrating the capture of Napoleon which has a bit of interesting history. The monument can be seen on the right just before you turn off the A591 for Burneside.
CLICK FOR NAPOLEON MONUMENT
This is on the Oxenholme(Kendal)/Windermere route which gives access to the Lake District and where the service was suspended during the recent rail failure debacle.
|Too small to show on map, but there were fish rising|
|I took this just to make sure something was working on the csmera - it could hsve just been my foot, but it turned out not too bad. This is just before we crossed the busy A591.|
|See next photo|
|The Howgills looking over the top of the huge James Cropper paper msking fsctory in Burneside|
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