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Page 9:-
[de]lightful prospects up the lake. On the Cumberland side, Colonel Salmond's beautiful residence at Waterfoot, retires from the view; on the margin of the lake are the villas of Rampsbeck, Beau-Thorn, Lemon-House, and Old-Church; at a little distance Watermillock; and at Hallsteads, on a fine promontory with undulating grounds, John Marshall, Esq. has an elegant house. Lyulph's Tower is a hunting box, built by the late Duke of Norfolk, in his deer park; and Airey Force may be seen by application to the keeper who resides here. Glencoin is a farm placed in a sweet recess, where a brook divides the counties of Cumberland and Westmorland. At the foot of Glenridding, the Rev. H. Askew has a tasteful cottage; and towards the foot of Grisdale (sic), the seat of W. Marshall, Esq. stands upon the site of the ancient Patterdale Hall.
The only carriage road lies on the north-west side of the water, sometimes on a level with its surface and commanding an unobstructed view; at other times deeply shaded in ancient woods, permitting only occasional glimpses of the lake; but on the opposite side the pedestrian will be well repaid for a ramble along Placefell and Birkfell. From the slate quarry on Placefell there is a grand view of the mountains, just including the highest point of Helvellyn; and from many parts of the path the views are truly picturesque. If the tourist aspires to more extensive prospects, they may be attained by climbing the mountain to a certain height; where
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button -- "Ullswater" -- Ullswater
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