to Berwick. MIDDLETON-IN-TEESDALE. 52. Route 451
from windows. — To the left is a pair of fine old French doors, leading to
the Picture Gallery, which consists of three rooms. In the following selec¬
tion of the best works we pass from left to right, treating the gallery as one
room. Works by Spagnoletto and Orrente; "623. L. M. Van Loo, Louis XV.;
"187. Murillo, St. Francis d'Assisi; 45. Fyt, Dead game; 81. Justus van
Ghent, Madonna; 164. Jacobber, Fruit and flowers; 348. Cignaroli, St. Mar¬
garet; 25, 76. H. Roberts, Architectural pieces; 91. Van de Veldethe Younger,
Sea-piece; 90. French Master, Mme. Du Barry; 48. School of Rembrandt,
Portrait; 483. Stella, Nativity; 467. Gudin, Sea-piece; 228. Miranda, Belshaz-
zar's Feast; 354. Reynolds, Mrs. Thrale; 528. P Neefs, Antwerp Cathedral;
666. Mallet, Interior; "349. Hogarth, Moll Davies; 323. Trevisani, Card. Otto
Buoni; 234. Velazquez, Bodegone; 74. Brekelenkam, Vegetable-dealer; 421.
Van Goyen, Landscape; 371. Murillo, Beggar-boy; 3_ Ruysdael, Landscape;
199. E. Vallin, Mile. Biggotini; 40, 196. Dury and Feyen, Mr. and Mrs. Bowes ;
347. Maes, Burgomaster; 24. Mignard, Mme. de Montespan; 482 (on a screen),
Gudin, View near Ostend; 427. P. Neefs, Cathedral; 192. Goya, Portrait;
680 (screen), Millet, Peasant-woman; 186. Sir A. More, Catherine of Austria;
359. Memling, Triptych; 356. Sassetta, Miracle of the Sacrament; 340. G. Reni,
Deatb of Lucretia; 306. Ph. de Champaigne, Bishop of Mechlin; 351. Santa
From Barnard Castle to Middleton-in-Teesdale , 9 M., railway in
23 min. (fares Is. 3d., 9d.). — After crossing the Tees the line diverges to
the right from the main line and ascends along the right bank of the river.
3M. Cotherstone, noted for its cheese; 5V2 M. Romaldkirk, with a Perp. church.
On the other side of the Tees are the village and hall of Egglestone.
Beyond (7 M.) Micklelon we cross the Lune, descending from Mickle Fell
(2590 ft.). — 9M. Middleton-in-Teesdale (750 ft.; Cleveland Arms, R. 3s. 6d„
D. 4s.; Talbot; Rose it Crown), the centre of a lead-mining district. Brakes
and omnibuses meet the trains to take passengers to (3/i hr.) High Force
(fare 9d., there <fc back Is. 6d.; rail, passengers should stipulate to be
brought back all the way to the station). The road ascends on the left
bank of the Tees, passing (3 M.) Newbiggin and (V2 M.) the Winch Bridge
(a small suspension bridge among trees to the left). 5l/2 M. High Force Hotel
(plain). A path beginning opposite the hotel leads to (7 min.) "High Force,
one of the highest (60 ft.) and finest waterfalls in England, in a picturesque
rocky cauldron, with a chaos of basaltic crags above. — Tbe enthusiastic
walker may go on over the moors to (6 M.) Caldron Snout, another fall or
rather series of cascades.
Excursions may also be made from Barnard Castle to Deepdale (see
below), Egglestone Abbey, Rokeby (not open at present), Greta Bridge, Raby
Castle (p. 455), Streatlam Castle (Earl of Strathmore), and Staindrop (p. 455).
From Barnard Castle to Bishop Auckland, see p. 455.
Beyond Barnard Castle the train crosses the Percy Beck, and then
the Tees (view of castle and town to the left). 18 M. Lartington lies
at the entrance of the wooded Deepdale, which the line crosses by a
viaduct 160 ft. high. We then ascend rapidly to (22 M.) Bowes
(930 ft.; Antelope), the Roman station of Lavatrae, with a ruined
keep, the reputed original of Dotheboys Hall, and the grave of 'Ed¬
win and Emma' (in Mallett's ballad). At (31M.) Barras (1500 ft.) we
reach the highest point of the line, where it crosses Stainmoor Fells.
Fine views as we descend. — At (38 M.) Kirkby Stephen we cross the
line described at p. 440. — 50y2 M. Tebay, see p. 407.
Main Line (continued). From (247 M.) Ferryhill Junction
branch-lines run to Hartlepool (p. 449); to Bishop Auckland (p. 455);
and to Coxhot. Fine view of the cathedral and castle to the right
as we reach Durham.