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viewpoint, Patterdale Hotel
site name:-   Patterdale Hotel
locality:-   Patterdale
civil parish:-   Patterdale (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   viewpoint
1Km square:-   NY3915
10Km square:-   NY31

evidence:-   descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
source data:-   Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P157, button  goto source
Page 157:-  "..."
"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."

evidence:-   old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Ull) 
placename:-  station, Ullswater, West 3
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Accurate Map of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, scale about 3 inches to 1 mile, by Peter Crosthwaite, Keswick, Cumberland, 1783, version published 1800.
"West's 3d. Station"
Above the Inn at Patterdale. 
item:-  Armitt Library : 1959.191.7
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person:-   author
 : West, Thomas
place:-   Ullswater
date:-   1778
period:-   18th century, late
period:-   1780s
item:-   guide bookGuide to the Lakes

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