Skiddaw, Lauvellin and Casticand,

Are the highest hills in all England.

So says the Cumberland proverb; the Yorkshiremen make nearly the same claim in behalf of some of their hills, in the following distich:

Ingleborough, Pendle, and Penigent,
Are the highest hills between Scotland and Trent.

Entry taken from Provincial Glossary, edited by Francis Grose.

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Hengston-down, well ywrought

——If Skiddaw hath a cap
Skiddaw, Lauvellin and Casticand

He is driving his hogs over Swarston-bridge


Cumberland in Nuttal Encyclopædia

Antique pictures from Cumberland