Place:


Sizergh  Westmorland

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Sizergh like this:

SIZERGH-FELL-SIDE, a hamlet in Heversham parish, Westmoreland; 3½ miles S by W of Kendal. S. Hall is the seat of the Stricklands; was originally a baronial fortalice; retains some portion of its old strong towers, conjoined with modern additions; presents a castellated, irregular, picturesque appearance; contains a room said to have been once occupied by Queen Catherine Parr; and stands in extensive well-wooded grounds.

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Sizergh through time

Sizergh is now part of South Lakeland district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Lakeland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Sizergh itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Sizergh, in South Lakeland and Westmorland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25399

Date accessed: 03rd December 2021


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