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CHARLES II MONUMENT AT SOURCE OF THE RIVER LYVENNET (AT NGR 604 108)

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHARLES II MONUMENT AT SOURCE OF THE RIVER LYVENNET (AT NGR 604 108)

List entry Number: 1145440

Location

CHARLES II MONUMENT AT SOURCE OF THE RIVER LYVENNET (AT NGR 604 108)

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Crosby Ravensworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74025

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Details

CROSBY RAVENSWORTH BLACK DUB NY 61 SW

9/9 Charles II Monument at source of the river Lyvennet (at NGR NY 604 108)

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Monument erected c1851 by Thomas Bland of Reagill to commemorate the occasion in 1651 when Charles II drank from the source of the river Lyvennet on his way south from Scotland. Renewed 1861 at the expense of Mr Gibson. Rough-dressed stone blocks. Square in plan. 2 steps surmounted by base, with decorative bas-reliefs and inscription on cubic block, on which a squat obelisk stands. Inscription reads: "HERE, AT BLACK DUB/THE SOURCE OF THE LYVENNET/CHARLES II/ REGALED HIS ARMY ON THEIR MARCH/FROM SCOTLAND/AUGUST 8TH, A.D. 1651". The three bas-reliefs show: A profile bust of Charles II; a crown (which Charles wished to possess); a lion (which thwarted his hopes at the battle of Worcester).

Listing NGR: NY6038310865

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National Grid Reference: NY 60383 10865

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