He said that it was the only mound of the kind he had ever heard of on the Langho side of the ribble.
If a haven ever existed at the mouth of the ribble, it has now disappeared.
Indeed, up to 1836, it was the only spire which could be found between the ribble and the Lune.
The other river that flows east while the ribble flows west is the River Ayr.
England nowhere contains scenery of its kind more suave than that of the ribble, from Ribchester upwards.
"I shall catch none to-day," we heard a man advanced in life, exclaim in a melancholy tone, who was angling in the river ribble.
The ports of ribble and Wyre suitable for the landing of his vessels, and for his after escape to Dublin.
The ribble flows through it, watering many a romantic cliff and wooded slope.
The ribble at Salesbury takes a wide curve, and is therefore somewhat shallower.
Nennius's tenth battle, said by some, but on very inconclusive evidence, to have been fought on the ribble.