Pillar, a mountain in the S of Cumberland, between the head of Mosedale and the left side of the upper part of Ennerdale. It rises steeply in a compact mass of crags, forms from every view a magnificent object, and attains an altitude of 2937 feet above sea-level. Wordsworth says-" It wears the shape Of a vast building made of many crags; And in the midst is one particular rock, That rises like a column from the vale- Whence by our shepherds it is called the Pillar."
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cumberland is available to browse.
Online maps of Pillar are available from a number of sites: