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his notice on the former occasion, even if the weather
should produce no alteration in the aspect of the scenery.
From this village, instead of proceeding on to Seathwaite,
we shall turn sharp on the right up to Seatoller, a small
hamlet seated on the mountain's side, in a recess, filled
with oak, ash, birch, and larch. From a picturesque wooden
bridge, appears in retrospect the mountains at the head of
Watendlath and Wythburn, Rosthwaite, Camcoom Head, and
Glaramara. The top of this road, which is not passable for
carriages, is eight hundred and eighty feet above the
On the right is Yew Crag Quarry: on the left that stupendous
precipice, Honistar Crag, rises sheer out of the valley to
the height of one thousand six hundred feet, on which are
extensive blue-slate quarries. The river that runs through
to the lake - 'in light and clouds it has its mortal birth'
- is as wild as the valley itself, having no banks but such
as are formed of fragments of rocks - no bed, but a channel
composed of rocky strata, among which the water forces its
course. Lower down is a view of Buttermere, with High Street
and High Crag in the distance. The sheep farm-house and
others called Gatesgarth, stand at the end of Honistar Crag,
half a mile from the head of the lake, which is here seen
under the Hay Stacks, High Stile, and Red Pike, with the
wooden bridge between Buttermere and Crummock, and the inn.
From this hamlet are several fine views of the Lakes.
Hasness is on the banks of
|-- "Gatesgarth" -- Gatesgarth|
|-- Gatesgarthdale Beck|
|-- "Honistar Crag" -- Honister Crag|
|-- "Borrodale Hause" -- Honister Pass|
|-- Honister Slate Quarry|
|-- "Seatoller" -- Seatoller|