Cross Fell, Cumberland
Cross Fell, a mountain-range on the E border of Cumberland, 12 miles ENE of Penrith. It. rises to a height of 2927 feet above the level of the sea; figures conspicuously in a great extent of landscape; commands a panoramic view of about 50 miles in radius; consists chiefly of sandstone and limestone; is crossed by the Maiden Way; was called in the Romish times the Fiends' Fell, and acquired its present name from the erection of a cross upon it to drive away the fiends.
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cumberland is available to browse.
Online maps of Cross Fell are available from a number of sites: