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Deva's Vale

The valley of the river Dee or Deva, in Cheshire, celebrated for its pastures and dairy produce.

He chose a farm in Deva's vale,
Where his long alleys peeped upon the main.

Thomson: Castle of Indolence, canto ii.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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