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From the bridge in Patterdale , Goldrill-beck serpentizes sweetly through the meadows, and falls easily into the lake about the middle of the vale. Glencairn-beck, descending from Helvellyn, joins the lake at the bridge which unites the counties of Westmorland and Cumberland.
station, Patterdale Hotel
There is from the top of the rock, above the inn, a very charming
view of the last bend of the lake, which constitutes one of the
finest landscapes on it, and takes in just enough for a
delightful picture. The nearest fore-ground is a fall of
inclosures. A rocky wooded mountain that hangs over
Patterdale-house (called Martindale-fell) is in a proper point of
distance to the right. Steep rocks, and shaggy woods hanging from
their sides, are on the left. Gowbarrow-park rises in a fine
style from the water edge for the back-ground, and a noble reach
of water, beautifully spotted with rocky isles, charmingly
disposed, with perpetual change of rocky shore, fill the middle
space of this beautiful picture.
The lake is of a depth sufficient for breeding char, and abounds with a variety of
After crossing the bridge in Patterdale, and ascending the side
of Martindale-fell, to a certain height, in the view across the
head of the lake, the mountains assume more pointed and Alpine
forms than any we have seen in this country. No.12 of Mr.
Farrington;s views represents this subject.
|-- "Glencairn Beck" -- Glencoyne Beck|
|-- Glencoyne Bridge|
|-- Goldrill Beck|
|-- station, Patterdale Hotel|
|-- "Ulls Water" -- Ullswater|
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