: PLACES AND FAMILIES
: Popular Rhymes And Nursery Tales
No heart can think, nor tongue can tell,
What lies between Brockley-hill and Penny-well.
Brockley-hill lies near Elstree, in Hertfordshire, and Penny-well is the
name of a parcel of closes in the neighbourhood. See Stukeley's Itin.
Cur. 1776, i. 118. This distich alludes to the quantity of old coins
found near those places.