Burton in Lonsdale

Situated on the banks of the River Greta, Burton-in-Lonsdale formed part of the Manor of Whittington. Prior to the Norman Conquest it was owned by Tostig, Earl of Northumberland and brother to King Harold II. However, the death of Tostig at the¬†Battle of Stamford Bridge (1066)¬†and the subsequent overthrow of the Anglo-Saxon rulers by William…