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

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1145440
Date first listed:
24-Jun-1987
Statutory Address:
CHARLES II MONUMENT AT SOURCE OF THE RIVER LYVENNET (AT NGR 604 108)

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Location

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

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Eden (District Authority)
Parish:
Crosby Ravensworth
National Grid Reference:
NY 60383 10865

Details

CROSBY RAVENSWORTH BLACK DUB NY 61 SW

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

II

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
74025
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 18 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/02025/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Bryan C Lindley. Source Historic England Archive
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