Lilliput Lane

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Lilliput Lane
Founded1982
Defunct2016
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
ProductsOrnaments
ParentEnesco
"Fisherman's Bothy"

Lilliput Lane, founded in 1982[1] by David Tate,[2] was a company known for its extensive range of realistic miniature handmade models of real English and Welsh cottages and scenes.[2] Formerly based in Penrith, Cumbria, the company moved to Langholm in 2009.[1] It has produced models ranging from The Tower of London and Tower Bridge to small fisherman's bothies as seen in the adjacent image. The models sell in over 50 countries around the world.[2] In 2016, Enesco announced they were closing their production factory in Langholm, and also announced that Lilliput Lane would cease to be manufactured. In January 2017, David Tate passed away after a nine year battle with cancer.

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  1. ^ a b "Lilliput Lane closes door on Penrith". Cumberland and Westmorland Herald. 20 March 2009.
  2. ^ a b c "Lilliput Lane Cottages — at A Fine Bit of Britain Fine Gifts and Collectables". Retrieved February 10, 2012.

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