The Lambton Worm

as recorded in
The Monthly Chronicle of North-Country
Lore and Legend
Newcastle-on-Tyne 1888

Web Page created by Audrey Fletcher 2012
By 1888 the Legend of the Lambton Worm had been well
established and greatly embellished upon. Moreover the
unknown author of this particular version follows in the wake of
Lambton Worm Song, naming Pensher Hill as the
Worm's resting place at night-time.
Artist Unknown 1846

Updated 2014