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Glen Coin is a farm-house belonging to his Grace the Duke of Norfolk. It is two or three hundred yards out of the road from the Inn at Patterdale to Lyulph's Tower, and between two and three miles from the former place.
Should the party have no partiality for rude buildings, he may proceed, without landing at Stybarrow, to the island called House Holm, or from Glen Coin to House Holm: the view from House Holm is exquisite. The splendid display of wood which feathers from the tops of the mountains on the right hand to the margin of the lake, is no where equalled in the north of England. Proceed from the island to the Tower.
Lyulph's Tower, which is the property of the Duke of Norfolk, stands a little above the road, and in that part of Gowbarrow which exhibits one of the finest views of the lake. Lyulph's Tower is an excellent object from all parts where it can be seen, and situate upon that nice degree of elevation from which the lines of the lake appear in a most painter-like arrangement. St. Sunday Crag, in the extreme distance, rears his head high above his neighbours; from which, both ways, see a visible horizon, the most correctly picturesque. Place Fell is rocky, and unadorned with wood, unless about that part of the water seen beyond Silvery Point; but the opposite shores are in high contrast to Place Fell: their swelling sides are richly ornamented with trees, which standing on the water's brink in close array, gradually soften as they rise and melt into the mountain. The fore-ground, or rather the middle-ground, is likewise agreeably diversified with wood.
The park is well stocked with deer, whose elegant forms and wild gestures are in unison with the surrounding scenes.



The road from Lyulph's Tower to Keswick, through Matterdale and the Patterdale road, separate in the
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