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Page 121:-
his massive rocky front; those, with the lands betwixt the town and lake, form the Derwentwater estate, for some time belonging to Greenwich Hospital, but lately purchased by John Marshall, Esq. Further on lies Barrow House, and above it the pastoral farm of Ashness; beyond the small island of Rampsholm pours the far-famed cataract of Lowdore; and Castle Crag appears between the more lofty mountains of Brund Fell and Gait Crag, like a centinel placed to guard the entrance of Borrowdale. To the right of St. Herbert's Isle, Catbells with front of brighter green, shelve into the lake; which is chiefly bordered on that side by the woods of the late Lord William Gordon. Looking through the lateral vale of Newlands, Red Pike appears beyond Buttermere; and more to the right Causey Pike and Grisedale Pike shew their aspiring peaks; the pass of Whinlatter, and the mountains of Thornthwaite lying still further to the right.
Excellent views of the vale and mountains are also obtained from the Vicarage, from Ormathwaite, from many parts of a road leading by Applethwaite and Milbeck along a pleasant elevation at the foot of Skiddaw, and from the side of Latrigg. Those who admire more extensive prospects, may climb to the top of Latrigg - Wallow Crag - Swinside - Catbells - Causey Pike - Grisedale Pike, or Grasmoor; and to crown the whole, for once, to the summit of Skiddaw, Helvellyn, or the still more lofty station of Scawfell Pike.
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button -- Keswick
button -- "Friar Crag" -- (station, Friar's Crag)
button -- "Wallow Crag" -- Walla Crag
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