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  Pillar Rock
fronts anywhere to be met with; and has derived its name from a projecting rock on this side; which was originally called the Pillar Stone, and had been considered as inaccessible, till an adventurous shepherd reached its summit in 1826. The rock is a kind of greenstone, more porphyritic than that of Gable.


Is a bold rocky mountain on the eastern side of Crummock Lake; it is sometimes called Grasmire, a name in no wise corresponding with its appearance. It rises to the height of 2756 feet. The side towards the lake is extremely rocky and barren; but the eastern side is a grassy slope, and on its summit is a plain of several acres; it affords a good bird's eye view of the Lakes of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater, with their adjacent mountains; and a considerable portion of the Cumberland and Scottish coasts.

Grisedale Pike

Rises to a lofty apex, as its name implies. It is 2580 feet in height; and is well situated for a view of the vale of Keswick to the east; and a considerable part of the county of Cumberland, with the sea, the Isle of Man and the mountains of Galloway, to the west and north.
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