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GRIZEDALE HALL

ALTERNATIVE NAME:  PRISONER OF WAR CAMP NO. 1
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Grizedale Hall, a country house built in circa 1905 on the site of a previous 16th century house. During the Second World War the hall was used as a prisoner of war camp for German officers. Built between 1939 and 1940, the camp consisted of the house and approximately 30 huts contained within a double perimeter fence with watchtowers. It had a capacity of 300 prisoners. Grizedale Hall was demolished in 1957.

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