Crosby Ravensworth and Meaburn
CROSBY RAVENSWORTH 35B - Charles 11 Monument, Black Dub
Charles 11 Monument at Black Dub on Crosby Ravensworth Fell, Cumbria.
This monument, sited at the source of the River Lyvennet, is where Charles II and his army rested when marching from Scotland following his coronation in Scone Palace, Perthshire.
The base-reliefs of the monument show a profile bust of Charles II, a lion and a crown.
The inscription reads, 'HERE AT BLACK DUB THE SOURCE OF THE LIVENNET, KING CHARLES THE II REGALED HIS ARMY AND DRANK OF THE WATER ON HIS MARCH FROM SCOTLAND AUGUST 8 1651'.
The monument was erected c1851 by Thomas Bland of Reagill.
July 06, 2018
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