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Pictures of Gordale Scar

in the town of Malham, in the county of North Yorkshire

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About Gordale Scar

Painted by James Ward, written about by Wordsworth in a sonnet, this dramatic limestone ravine is an essential visit when in the area. The painting by James Ward (1769-1859) was completed around 1814 and is said to be his masterpeice. It can be seen hanging in the Tate Gallery in London.

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