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viewpoint, Ullswater by boat
site name:-   Ullswater
civil parish:-   Matterdale (formerly Cumberland) (etc) 
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   viewpoint
10Km square:-   NY42 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY4020
10Km square:-   NY42 (etc) 

evidence:-   descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834) 
item:-  boat
source data:-   Guide book, A Concise Description of the English Lakes, the mountains in their vicinity, and the roads by which they may be visited, with remarks on the mineralogy and geology of the district, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823; published 1823-49, latterly as the Descriptive Guide to the English Lakes.
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Page 10:-  "... the views from the lake are more open, and the water itself appears more spacious, from the boat on its surface, than from any elevation above it."
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Page 112:-  "POOLEY BRIDGE is a desirable station ... to take a boat for viewing the scenery of Ullswater. During the first part of the voyage the banks of the lake are cultivated, and adorned with several handsome villas; the mountains, right and left, are humble; but in front there is a full view of the 'mighty Helvellyn.' On the second reach of the lake the mountains on the left make a nearer approach, and the shore on the right becomes more wooded. The boat may be landed at Lyulph's Tower for the view of Airey Force; from whence the third division, or head of the lake, is surrounded by the lofty and romantic mountains of Patterdale. ..."

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