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1642 DENHAM, JOHN. Coopers hill, 1642. 1697

MANNING, FRANCIS. Greenwich-hill, 1697. 1711 W. MONCK, MARY. Moccoli (a villa on a hill near Florence). - Marinda, 1716,

pp. 141-56. 1735 w. HARDINGE, NICHOLAS. (Two poems on Knoll Hills.) - J.Nichols's Illustra

tions of Literary History, 1817, i. 650-55. 1745 BARFORD, RICHARD. Knowls hill, in Essex, 1745. Not seen. 1746 w. 1777 p. ANON. (Miss A. CROSFIELD?) A description of the Castle hills,

near Northallerton. — Town and Country Mag., ix. 605-6. (Blank

verse.) 1747

RICH, E. P. Stinchcomb-hill, or the prospect, 1747. 1754 BOWDEN, SAMUEL. A description of Chedder-cliffs and Mendip-hills. —

Poems, Bath, 1754, pp. 54-60. 1755 DUCK, STEPHEN. Caesar's camp, or St. George's hill, 1755. 1759 FORTESCUE, JAMES. Castle hill (two poems).-In Dissertations, Essays,

etc., 1759. Not seen. 1769 LYTTELTON, GEORGE, Lord. Mount Edgecumbe. - Poetical Works, 1801,

pp. 118-19. (Octosyllabics.) 6. 1770 W. 1777 p. Roscoe, WILLIAM. Mount Pleasant. – Poetical Works, 1857, pp.

I-17 1774 ANON. St. Thomas's mount, written by a gentleman in India, 2 cantos, 1774.-See Mo. Rev., i.

311-12. MERCER, THOMAS. Arthur's seat. - Poems, Edin., 1774, pp. 1-41. (Octo


PYE, H. J. Faringdon hill, 2 books, Oxford, 1774. 1777 ? ANON. The prospect from Malvern-hill, 1777.-See Crit. Rev., xliv. 475-7.

BEAVAN, EDWARD. Box-hill, 1777.-See ib., xliii. 158; no extract.
CRAWFORD, CHARLES. Richmond-hill. – Poems on Various Subjects, 3d

ed., 1810, pp. 1–29.
HURN, W. Heath-hill, 1777.-See Crit. Rev., xliii. 233; no extract.
JORDAN, JOHN. Welcombe hills, 1777. Not seen.

P., T. (THOMAS PYE?). Witenham-hill, 1777?-Gent. Mag., xlviii. 129. 1781 MICKLE, W. J. Almada hill, an epistle from Lisbon, Oxford, 1781. 1784 N., T. One tree hill (Greenwich).- Univ. Mag., lxxiv. 266–7. (Octo

1785 HOBHOUSE, THOMAS. Kingsweston hill, 1785.

YEARSLEY, ANN. Clifton hill.- Poems, 1785, pp. 107–27.
COTTER, G. S. Prospects, a descriptive poem, 4 books.-In Poems, Cork,

1788. Not seen. 1789 RUSHER, PHILIP. Crouch-hill, Banbury, 1789. Not seen.


1 Unless otherwise designated, the poems are in heroic couplets. “No extract” means that no part of the poem appears in the review cited. A few unimportant loco-descriptive poems that show the influence of Milton but are not mentioned in Chapter XII above are listed in Bibliography I, under the years 1765, 1767, 1785, 1828, 1828 w., 1832, 1846, and Bibliography II, 1750, 1760, 1802.

* 1777. Astle, Daniel. A prospect from Barrow-hill, in Staffordshire, Birmingham, 1777. Mo. Rev., lviii. 308-9. (Prose.)

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1794 ANON. Llangunnor hill, a loco-descriptive poem, 1794.-See Mo. Rev., enl.,

xvi. 460-62. (Octosyllabics.) 1794? BIDLAKE, JOHN. Written at Mount Edgcumbe. - In Poems, 1794?; re

printed in W. H. K. Wright's West-Country Poets, 1896, pp. 38-40.

(Octosyllabics.) 1796 Davis, T. Eastham hill, a loco-descriptive poem, Monmouth, 1796.

Not seen. 1797 MACKAY, J. Quebec hill, or Canadian scenery, 2 parts, 1797.- See Mo.

Rev., enl., xxiv. 210-12. 1798 BOWLES, W. L. St. Michael's mount, Salisbury, 1798. 1799 MAURICE, THOMAS. Grove-hill, 1799. 1800 CUNNINGHAM, PETER. St. Anne's hill, 3d ed., Chertsey, 1833. (Elegiac

stanzas.) 1803 SHOEL, THOMAS. Mileshill (St. Michael's mount), 1803. Not seen. 1804

WOODLEY, GEORGE. Mount-Edgcumbe, Devonport, 1804. Not seen. 1807

MAURICE, THOMAS. Richmond hill, 1807.-See Mo. Rev., enl., lv. 132–8. 1808 SKURRAY, FRANCIS. Bidcombe hill, 1808. Not seen. 1811 HogG, THOMAS. St. Michael's mount, 4 cantos, 1811.

REDDING, CYRUS. Mount Edgcumbe, 1811.-See Wright's West-Country

Poets, 1896, p. 397.

TUCKER, W. J. Honiton-hill, Bath, 1811.-See ib. 457-8. 1812 PENTICROSS, WILLIAM. Witenham-hill, 1812. Not seen; may be the one

noted under 1777 above. 1817 YEATMAN, H. F. Brent knoll, Sherborne, 1817. Not seen. 1821 THELWALL, JOHN. Shooter's hill. - Poetical Recreations, 1822, pp. 232-4. (Elegiac stanzas.)

B. OTHER POEMS 1679 w. 1745 P. ANON. Belvoir: a Pindaric ode upon Belvoir castle. – J. Nichols's

History of Leicestershire, 1795, vol. ii, pt. i, app., 50–61. (Pindarics.) 1693

LEWIS, Relation of a journey to Tunbridge Wells, with a description

of the wells, 1693. Not seen. 1706 HARRISON, WILLIAM. Woodstock park. – Dodsley's Miscellany, 1758, v.

188-201. 1708 ANON. Windsor-castle, 1708. 1712 GOLDWIN, WILLIAM. A poetical description of Bristol, 1712. Not seen. 1713 POPE, ALEXANDER. Windsor forest, 1713. 1715 Anon. The country seat, a description of Langdon, near Plymouth, 1715.

Not seen. 1718 ANON. Greenwich park, etc., inscribed to the duke of Montagu, 1718.

Not seen.

JONES, SAMUEL. Whitby, 1718. Not seen. bel.1723 p. WARD, JAMES. Phoenix park. – Miscellaneous Poems, published by Mr.

Concanen, 1724, pp. 379-91. 1724 AMORY, THOMAS. A poem in the praises of Taunton, 1724. Not seen. 1726 HOWARD, LEONARD. Greenwich park. – Poetical Works, n. d., pp. 28-60. 1727 ANON. Description of Tunbridge, 1727. Not seen. 1727 w.

PECK, FRANCIS. Belvoir castle. - J. Nichols's History of Leicestershire,

1795, vol. ii, pt. i, app., 61-6. 1731-8 BOYSE, SAMUEL. Loch Rian (Chalmers's English Poets, 1810, xiv. 533-4);

The triumphs of nature (ib. 534-8); Nature (ib. 567-8); Retirement (ib. 576–9). The last three poems describe the parks at Stowe, Dalkeith, and Yester.


1 The American poems, Greenfield Hillby Timothy Dwight (N. Y., 1794), Beacon Hill by S. W. Morton (Boston, 1797), and Millon Hill by H. M. Lisle (Boston, 1803), may also be noticed.

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1732 ANON. Verses occasioned by seeing the palace, park, etc., of Dalkeith,

Edin., 1732. Not seen. 1732-3 ARAM, PETER. Studley-park. - Thomas Gent's History of Rippon, York,

1733, pp. 1–28. 1733 DUICK, JOHN. Scarborough, 1733. Not seen; may be the poem in Gent.

Mag., iv. 155-6. 1734 CHANDLER, MARY. A description of Bath, 7th ed., 1755. 1739

BROWNE, MOSES. A view of Scarborough, in four epistles. – Poems, 1739,

pp. 205–26. 1747 ANON. Shrewsbury quarry, in imitation of Pope's Windsor-forest, Salop,

1747. (Not the same as under 1770 below.) 1748 ANON. Bath, 1748. Not seen. 1749 ANON. Bristol Wells, a poem for the year 1749, by a gentleman at the

Wells, Bristol, 1749. Not seen.

JONES, HENRY. Rath-Farnham. — Poems, 1749, pp. 44-50. 1749 w. BROWNE, Moses. Percy-lodge, seat of the duke of Somerset, 1755.- See

Mo. Rev., xiv. 60-61. (Octosyllabics.) 1750? Anon. A description of Bath, 1750(?). Not seen.

ANON. Killarney, by an officer in the army, Dublin, 1750(?). Not seen. 1753 KIDDELL, HENRY. Tiverton, 1753.-See Mo. Rev., X. 78; no extract. 1755 DALTON, JOHN. A descriptive poem (on the mines near Whitehaven), 1755.

MAXWELL, ARCHIBALD. Portsmouth, 2 books, 1755.-See Mo. Rev., xiii.

297; no extract. C. 1755 w. LANGHORNE, JOHN. Studley park. - Chalmers's English Poets, 1810, xvi.

416–19. 1758 HUCKELL, JOHN. Avon, 3 parts, Birmingham, 1758.

POTTER, ROBERT. Holkham, 1758. 1760 MADDEN, W. B. Belle Isle, 1760.–See Crit. Rev., xi. 416; no extract. 1761

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM. An essay on Halifax, a poem in blank verse, Halifax,

1761. Not seen. 1763 NICHOLS, JOHN. Islington, 1763.-See Crit. Rev., xvi. 316.

Ritso, GEORGE. Kew gardens, 1763. — See ib. 394-5. 1764 WILSON, JOHN. The Clyde, 1764.-See John Veitch's Feeling for Nature

in Scottish Poetry, 1887, ii. 179–82. WOODHOUSE, JAMES. The Lessowes.- Poems on Sundry Occasions, 1764,

pp. 38–109. 1765 ANON. Kimbolton-park, 1765.–See Mo. Rev., xxxiii. 240. 1766 JONES, HENRY. Vectis, the isle of Wight, 3 cantos, 1766.–See ib. xxxiv.


MICHELL, RICHARD. Hackwood-park, 1766.-See Crit. Rev., xxi. 318. 1767 Anon. The rise and progress of the present taste in planting parks, pleasure

grounds, etc., 1767 (treats of Kew, Kensington, and Stowe). -See Mo.

Rev., xxxvii. 139-44.

JONES, HENRY. Clifton, 2 cantos, Bristol, 1767. Not seen. 1769 Anon. The prospect, a lyric essay, by Martin Scriblerus, jun., 1769.-See

Crit. Rev., xxvii. 397. (Lines of eight and nine syllables, with alternate


OGILVIE, John. Paradise, 1769. 1770 JONES, HENRY. Shrewsbury quarry, etc., Shrewsbury, 1770. 1771 MAUDE, THOMAS. Wensleydale, or rural contemplations, 1771.

SHERIDAN, R. B. The Bath picture, a ballad, 1771. Not seen. 1772 LESLIE, JOHN. Killarney (Dublin, 1772); Phoenix park (1772, see Crit.

Rev., XXXV. 158, no extract). 1773 ANON. A description of Tunbridge. – Univ. Mag., lii. 266-7. 1773 w.

HILL, ROBERT. Greenwich-park. – Poems on Several Occasions, 1775,

Pp. 161-88.


ELLIS, GEORGE. Bath, its beauties and amusements, Bath, 1774. Not seen. 1775

ANON. Bath and it's environs, 3 cantos, Bath, 1775. 1776 MAURICE, THOMAS. Netherby (Oxford, 1776); Hagley (Oxford, 1776).

MUNDY, F. N. C. Needwood forest, Lichfield, 1776.-See Stebbing Shaw's

History of Staffordshire, 1798, i. 68–70, second pagination. (Octosyl

labics.) REEVE, JOSEPH. Ugbrooke park, 1776.–See Wright's West-Country

Poets, 1896, p. 398. 1777 HUNTINGFORD, THOMAS. Nun's path (near Warminster), a descriptive

poem, pt. 1, Salisbury, 1777. Not seen. 1778 HEARD, WILLIAM. sentimental journey to Bath, Bristol, and their en

virons, a descriptive poem, 1778. Not seen. 1779 w. WALTERS, DANIEL. Landough, a loco-descriptive poem. – John Walters's

Poems, Oxford, 1780, pp. 135-42. 1782 MAUDE, THOMAS. Verbeia, or Wharfdale, York, 1782.-See Crit. Rev.,

lv. 257-60. 1783 DAVIES, EDWARD. Blaise castle, a prospective poem, Bristol, 1783. Not

seen. 17847 THOMAS, ANN. Shetland.- Probably in Poems, 1784: see Wright's West

Country Poets, 1896, p. 437. 1785 HADWEN, W. Rusland. - Univ. Mag., lxxvii. 152–3. 1786 ANON. Matlock, a farewell descriptive poem, 1786.-See Mo. Rev., lxxv.

313; no extract. COWLEY, HANNAH. The Scottish village, 1786. (Alternate rime.) RHODES, T. Dunstan park, or an evening walk, 1786. - See Crit. Rev., lxi.

234; no extract. 1787-9 Mavor, WILLIAM. Blenheim (1787); A new description of Blenheim (1789,

not seen). 1788

ANON. Chatsworth, 1788. - See Crit. Rev., lxvi. 488-9.
WHALLEY, T. S. Mont Blanc, an irregular lyric poem, 1788.–See Gent.

Mag., lviii. 146–7, 329–30. (Pindarics.) 1789 FERNYHOUGH, WILLIAM. Trentham park, 1789.-See Mo. Rev., enl., i.

336; no extract. WALKER, JOHN. A descriptive poem of the town and trade of Liverpool,

Liverpool, 1789. Not seen. 1789 w. 1803 p. WOODHOUSE, JAMES. Norbury park. - Life and Works, 1896, ii. 163

77. 1792 ANON. Stonehenge, 1792. Not seen. 1792 w. SOTHEBY, WILLIAM. Llangollen.-Tour through Parts of Wales, 1794,

pp. 103-1 20.
1793 Anon. Devon water. - The Bee, xv. 249 (June 19, 1793).

ANON. The south downs, 1793.-See Mo. Rev., enl., xii. 166-9.
CUMBERLAND, GEORGE. A poem on the landscapes of Great Britain, 1793.

- See ib. 221–2.
HAMPSON, WILLIAM. Duckinfield lodge, 2 cantos, 1793. - See Crit. Rev.,

new arr., xi. 347. 1794 LACY, WILLOUGHBY. The garden of Isleworth, 1794. -See ib. xiii. 354;

no extract. 1796 Doig, DAVID. Extracts from a poem on the prospect from Stirling castle,

1796. - See ib. xviii. 461-2. SEWARD, ANNA. Llangollen vale (Llangollen Vale, with other Poems, 1796,

pp. 1-11, stanzas); Verses on Wrexham (ib. 12-14); Hoyle lake (ib.

15-21, elegiac stanzas). 1797 GISBORNE, JOHN. The vales of Wever, a loco-descriptive poem, 1797.

See Mo. Rev., enl., xxiv. 430–35. (Octosyllabics.)



1801 1803 1806

ATKINSON, JOSEPH. Killarney, 1798.-See ib. xxv. 472; no extract.
HOLFORD, MARGARET. Gresford vale, 1798.-See ib. 476. (Alternate

BISSET, JAMES. A poetic survey round Birmingham, 1800.-See ib. xxxiii.

ANON. The vale of Trent, 1801. - See ib. xxxv. 110-111; no extract.
WHITE, HENRY KIRKE. Clifton grove. — Remains, 5th ed., 1811, ii. 11-28.
MUNNINGS, J. S. Cromer, a descriptive poem in blank verse, part i, 1806.

Not seen.
TAPRELL, RICHARD. Barnstaple, 1806.–See Wright's West-Country Poets,

1896, pp. 434-5. (Blank verse.)
SANSOM, JAMES. Greenwich, a poem descriptive and historical, 1808. Not




FREEMAN, ROWLAND. Regulbium, a poem, with an historical and descrip

tive account of the Roman station at Reculver, Canterbury, 1810.

Not seen.
KENNEDY, JAMES. Glenochel, a descriptive poem, Glasgow, 1810. Not seen.
SMEDLEY, EDWARD. Erin, a geographical and descriptive poem, 1810. Not

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1811 DRUMMOND, W. H. The giants' causeway, 3 books, Belfast, 1811.

IRELAND, W. H. C. A poetic epistolary description of the city of York,

York, 1811. Not seen. 1812 BRYSON, W. A. Sun-rise at Lough Erne (Poems, Dublin, 1812, pp. 90-1);

Moon-light scene at Killarney (ib. 92–4). Hendecasyllabics, with al.

ternate rime. 1814 MORGAN, WILLIAM. Long Ashton, a poem, in two parts, descriptive of the

scenery of that village, etc., Bristol, 1814. Not seen. 1817 ANON. Tunbridge Wells, a descriptive poem, 1817. Not seen. 1817-21 CROLY, GEORGE. Paris in 1815, 2 parts, 1817–21. (Spenserian stanzas.) 1818 SHOEL, THOMAS. Glastonbury Tor, Sherborne, 1818. Not seen. 1819-20 WOODLEY, GEORGE. Cornubia (Cornwall], 5 cantos, 1819; Devonia (Devon),

5 cantos, 1820. Not seen. 1820 W. 1826–36 p. POLWHELE, RICHARD. Dartmoor. – Reminiscences, 1836, iii. 63-84. 1821 HEMANS, FELICIA D. Dartmoor, 1821. 1823 COTTLE, JOSEPH. Dartmoor, etc., 1823. Not seen. 1828 HOYLE, CHARLES. Killarney. — In his Three Days at Killarney, etc.,

1828. Not seen.

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