12 SEPTEMBER 1924, Page 13


[To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] SIR,—May I be allowed to thank Lady Mabel Howard for her letter referring to mine of the previous week ? It is evident that she, as owner of the property in question, joins in the feeling that its proposed cutting up into building lots would be detrimental to the beauty of this specially fine part of Ullswater. If she is still generously willing to dispose of it at a reduced figure, for the permanent enjoyment of the public, it would seem not to be too late for the matter to be taken in hand and brought to a successful issue.—I am,