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Guide to the Lakes and Mountains of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire (Paperback) Loot Price: R273
Discovery Miles 2 730
Guide to the Lakes and Mountains of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire (Paperback): Samuel Leigh
Guide to the Lakes and Mountains of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire (Paperback): Samuel Leigh

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Guide to the Lakes and Mountains of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire (Paperback)

Samuel Leigh

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 Excerpt: ...Island--Broom Hill, a wooded headland--land at Barrow House, and see the waterfall--walk to Lowdore Fall, or return to the boat, and proceed to the fall by water. If the weather be favourable, hear the echo produced by the discharge of the cannon at Lowdore--Floating Island, only occasionally visible--Mouth of the Derwent River--St. Herbert's Island--Water End Bay--land, and see the grounds of Water End, belonging to Lord William Gordon--Vicar's, or Derwent Isle, round which strangers are permitted to walk--return to the strand, and walk back to Keswick; altogether about 8 miles. Excursion To Watendlath. Leaving Keswick, proceed along the road towards Borrowdale--turn to the left at the end of Barrow Common--at Ashness Bridge, across the stream which forms Barrow Cascade--proceed by the wooden bridge between HighLowdore and Watendlath, to Watendlath. This village consists of about a dozen cottages, situated at the foot of a tarn fringed with trees, and guarded by rocky eminences, one of which is named Coatbarrow. The water of this tarn is derived from another called Blea Tarn, situated about 2 miles distant on the heathy mountain between Thirlmere and BorDRUIDS' TEMPLE rowdale. The stream which runs successively through these two tarns, afterwards forms the cataract at Lowdore. The adjacent vale of Watendlath is extremely picturesque, and has been extolled by some as superior to Borrowdale and Gatesgarth Dale. Mr. Gilpiri says, "We fell into a piece of scenery, which, for beauty and grandeur, was equal, if not superior, to any thing we had yet seen." Hence proceed to the charming vale of Rossthwaite, of which a fine view may be obtained from the road--return by Bowder Stone, Lowdore, and Barrow, to Keswick; altogether about 13 miles, which may be ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Samuel Leigh
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-18000-6
Barcode: 9781231180006
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-231-18000-5

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