Swarthmoor Hall is an Elizabethan manor house on the Southern edge of the Lake District. It was built around 1586. It is of great importance to the Society of Friends, the Quakers, as it was here that George Fox dictated his “journal”. It is known as “The Cradle of Quakerism” and is today owned by the Society of Friends. It is open to the public … Continue reading A 16th Century Balcony.