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place:- station, Hallinhagg
locality:- Tablerock Bay
locality:- Ullswater
locality:- Hallinhagg Wood
parish Martindale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
station; viewpoint
coordinates:- NY43032018
10Km square:- NY42

1Km square NY4320

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 27:-
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Next proceed to a little bay in Hallin-Hagg, where the painter will meet with employment for his pencil in two most beautiful landscapes. The best of these, in my opinion, faces Glencoyn, and contains many good objects not crouded too close together. The side-screens will be Ewe-Cragg, the rising ground in Gowbarrow Park, and some other less striking objects on the right hand: on the left: a small coppice, Sandwich-Dod, Sandwich-Cascade, and Birk-Fell: the front screen will take in Glencoyn-House, Lyulph's Tower, and the picturesque ground on which they stand; whilst Glencoyn Pike, Common-Fell, Catesby [Catsty] Pike, and Helveylin, succeeding each other in just degrees of distinctness, close the distances. I formerly shewed this view to Mr Smith when he was upon one of his painting expeditions; but a violent thunder-storm coming on, interrupted his work, and I do not know whether he ever returned to finish it.
person:- artist : Smith, Mr
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

notes Visible from here are:-
Glencoyne; Yew Crag, Matterdale; Gowbarrow Park; High Dodd; Scalehow Force; Birk Fell, matterdale; Glencoyne House; Lyulph's Tower; Sheffield Pike; Glenridding Common; Catstye Cam; Helvellyn
JMN: 2012

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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