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The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain Vol. 1   By:

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FINDEN'S VIEWS

OF THE

PORTS, HARBOURS & WATERING PLACES

OF

GREAT BRITAIN,

Continued by

W. H. BARTLETT.

[Illustration: TYNEMOUTH PRIORY AND LIGHT HOUSE.

THE LIFE BOAT ]

THE

PORTS, HARBOURS, WATERING PLACES,

And Picturesque Scenery

OF

GREAT BRITAIN.

ILLUSTRATED BY VIEWS TAKEN ON THE SPOT,

BY

W. H. BARTLETT, J. D. HARDING, T. CRESWICK,

AND OTHERS.

WITH DESCRIPTIONS, HISTORICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL.

VOL. I.

VIRTUE AND CO., LIMITED, CITY ROAD AND IVY LANE, LONDON.

LIST OF PLATES.

The arrangement adopted in this List is that of starting from the metropolis, and following the line of the Eastern coast of Great Britain as far northward as Banff, and then returning westward to the River Thames. But as the description of each plate is complete in a single leaf, and there is not any series of folios, the order can be varied at the taste of the purchaser, if directions to that effect be given to the binder.

VOLUME I.

FRONTISPIECE LONDON, SOUTHWARK, AND BLACKFRIARS BRIDGES.

VIGNETTE TYNEMOUTH PRIORY AND LIGHTHOUSE, WITH LIFE BOAT.

HARWICH.

YARMOUTH, NORFOLK.

WITH THE QUAY AND SHIPPING.

WITH NELSON'S PILLAR.

CROMER, NORFOLK.

HULL KINGSTON ON HULL.

BURLINGTON QUAY.

FLAMBOROUGH HEAD, WITH THE LIGHTHOUSE.

SCARBOROUGH, WITH THE HARBOUR, CASTLE, &c.

WHITBY, WITH MONASTIC RUINS.

FROM THE NORTH WEST.

ROBIN HOOD'S BAY, YORKSHIRE.

HARTLEPOOL.

SUNDERLAND, WITH THE LIGHTHOUSE, SOUTH PIER.

THE BRIDGE FROM THE WEST.

SHIELDS, ENTRANCE TO THE HARBOUR.

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TOWN AND HARBOUR.

BLYTH, NEAR THE HARBOUR.

TYNEMOUTH CASTLE, WITH VESSEL ON THE ROCKS.

CULLERCOATS.

DUNSTANBOROUGH CASTLE, FROM THE EAST.

BY MOONLIGHT.

BAMBOROUGH CASTLE, FROM THE SOUTH EAST.

FROM THE NORTH WEST.

CASTLE OF HOLY ISLAND AND ABBEY OF LINDISFARN.

FROM THE WESTWARD.

BERWICK FROM THE SOUTH EAST.

LEITH, WITH THE DOCKS, AND EDINBURGH IN THE DISTANCE.

NEWHAVEN, WITH THE PIERS, EDINBURGH.

DUNDEE, ENTRANCE TO THE PORT.

FROM THE FIFE SIDE OF THE TAY.

ABBEY OF ARBROATH.

MONTROSE, WITH THE HARBOUR AND CHAIN BRIDGE.

DUNNOTTAR CASTLE, NEAR STONEHAVEN.

STONEHAVEN, WITH THE TOWN AND HARBOUR.

ABERDEEN, ENTRANCE TO THE HARBOUR.

FROM ABOVE THE CHAIN BRIDGE.

THE LIGHTHOUSE.

SLAINES CASTLE, SEAT OF THE EARL OF ERROLL.

BULLERS OF BUCHAN.

PETERHEAD, TOWN, HARBOUR, AND LIGHTHOUSE.

MACDUFF, TOWN AND HARBOUR.

BANFF.

PORT GLASGOW, WITH THE PIER AND DOCKS.

GREENOCK, WITH THE CUSTOM HOUSE.

BROOMIELAW, WITH THE NEW BRIDGE, GLASGOW.

THE SOLWAY, VIEW ACROSS THE FRITH.

ALLONBY, WATERING PLACE, WITH FISHING BOATS.

MARYPORT, TOWN AND HARBOUR, ENGLISH COAST.

MARYPORT PIER, IN A STORM.

WORKINGTON, CUMBERLAND.

WHITEHAVEN, CUMBERLAND.

THE HARBOUR.

ST. BEES' COLLEGE, WITH THE VILLAGE.

ST. BEES' HEAD AND LIGHTHOUSE.

FLEETWOOD ON WYRE.

BLACKPOOL, WATERING PLACE.

BLACKPOOL SANDS.

LYTHAM, LANCASHIRE.

SOUTHPORT SANDS, LANCASHIRE.

THE

PORTS AND HARBOURS

OF

GREAT BRITAIN.

TYNEMOUTH LIGHTHOUSE AND PRIORY.

Our present engraving is a view of Tynemouth Lighthouse and Priory, with the life boat in the act of saving the crew of a vessel, which has struck upon the rocks at the foot of the cliff on which the lighthouse is built. This incident, so effectively and appropriately introduced by the artist, Balmer, who has frequently witnessed the scene which he has depicted, is peculiarly characteristic of the neighbourhood of Tynemouth; for, in consequence of the danger of the entrance to Shields Harbour in stormy weather, with the wind from the eastward, more vessels are there lost than at the entrance of any other harbour in Great Britain; and in no part of the kingdom has the value of the life boat been more frequently experienced... Continue reading book >>


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