NAB COTTAGE B&B

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    "....Nab Cottage was originally built in 1556 though little was recorded of the simple farmstead until over 100 years later when, in 1662, Margaret Parke was left widowed here with 3 baby sons. She was forced to borrow money to pay for her husband’s funeral and spent much of the rest of her life spinning thread to pay back her debts. One of her sons, John, vowed to make a success of the farm. In1676 the family had one cow on the common though by 1699 this had grown to a flock of 60. By 1702 John was well enough off to rebuild the house. He commemorated this with the inscription over the porch. I A P 1702 On March 13, 1802, William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy walked from their home..."
  • Owner

    NAB COTTAGE B&B
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://rydalwater.com/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Edmund Anon
    Last modified: 1 year, 10 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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