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Irrjjtfllngia Cumbunsk NEW SERIES, No. XV.—JULY, 1853. ACCOUNT OF NEWTON NOTTAGE, GLAMORGAN. CHAPTER II. The view of Newton, first seen from the Down, on a nearer approach loses in effect. The outlines of the land¬ scape around, the level projection of outstretched cliffs towards the Nash Point, the ridgy elevations of Somerset and Devon, distant from twenty to thirty miles, all seem rather too horizontal, and therefore, in ordinary states of the atmosphere, rather tame. Very clear weather dis¬ covers the island of Lundy, so interesting an object from Pembrokeshire; it is seen far beyond the Morthoe, in the extreme south-west, indeed beyond the entrance to Barnstaple Bay. In spring, however, before scudding storms, and in autumn about the time of the equinox, the variety of distances in the chief objects compensates for every defect. At these periods of the year, the points beyond Dunraven Castle sometimes gleam like silver; the Quantock above Watchet, or the North Hill between Minehead and Hurlstone Point, come strongly out, backed by a screen of clouds, whilst the precipitous crags of the Foreland near Lynmouth, or the jagged edges of the Hangman Hills, boldly reflect the slanting beams of the evening sun. Neither pen nor pencil can do justice to a singular ARCH. CAMB., NEW SERIES, VOL. IV. Y