Crosby Ravensworth


Crosby Ravensworth is a village, civil parish and fell in the Eden District of Cumbria, England. The village is about 4 miles (6.4 km) east of the M6 motorway, and Shap.


Prehistoric remains include the White Hag stone circle (54.497294°N 2.608298°W). A pair of almost identical La Tène Celtic spoons dating from the Iron Age were found in Crosby Ravensworth in the nineteenth century and are now housed in the British Museum in London. A more recent monument at Black Dub commemorates the visit of Charles II of England in 1651. The fell also contains one of several sites in England called Robin Hood's Grave.

Crosby Ravensworth Fell

Crosby Ravensworth Fell is the source of the River Lyvennet and is crossed by the Coast to Coast Walk. It features a considerable expanse of limestone pavement.

Notable people

  • John Langhorne, mathematical master at Giggleswick School
  • Reverend John Langhorne, Master of Tonbridge School, Headmaster of The King's School, Rochester and vicar of Lamberhurst
  • Reverend Thomas Langhorne, Founder of Loretto School
  • Reverend Lancelot Addison (1632 – April 20, 1703) – A famed English scholar. Dean of Lichfield


An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward stretches from Bolton south to Great Asby with a total population taken at the 2011 census of 1,396.

Text from Wikipedia, available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License (accessed: 15/02/2019).
Visit the page: Crosby Ravensworth for references and further details. You can contribute to this article on Wikipedia.

from Geograph (geograph)
Butchers Arms, Crosby Ravensworth

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Geograph (geograph)
The Village Hall Crosby Ravensworth

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Geograph (geograph)
Stone Footbridge and St Lawrence's Church

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Geograph (geograph)
St Lawrence's Church

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Geograph (geograph)
Ford & Stepping Stones

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Geograph (geograph)
Bridge over the Lyvennet Beck, Crosby Ravensworth

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
  Co-Curate Page
River Lyvennet
- Overview About the River Lyvennet The River Lyvennet is a tributary of the River Eden in Cumbria. The Lyvennet arises at Black Dub on Crosby Ravenswoth Fell - there is ...


Add a comment or share a memory.

Login to add a comment. Sign-up if you don't already have an account.


Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.