National Geographic : 1929 May
LAKELAND, HOME OF ENGLAND'S NATURE POETS EVERY EMINENCE UNFOLDS A VIEW OF NEW ENCHANTMENT Rydal Water, less than a mile in length, is one of the smallest of the lakes and is bordered with marshy bays and inlets where water lilies thrive. Wordsworth lived for years at Rydal Mount, near here. U National rIeograpnic Society Autochromes by Clifton Adams FURNESS ABBEY IS MAJESTIC IN ITS DESOLATION Eight hundred years ago King Stephen endowed this institution, and for centuries its abbots possessed immense revenues and princely powers. Inside the Abbey walls were mills, kilns, ovens and fish ponds. In 1537 it was suppressed by order of Henry VIII.