Black Dub Monument, Crosby Ravensworth Fell

  • Description

    "A most unusual object to be found in the middle of a remote piece of moorland. It was placed here in the middle of the 19th Century by John Bland http://www.stevebulman.f9.co.uk/cumbria/lyvennet/lyv1.html a self-taught sculptor and resident of Reagill. He was also responsible for the [[2206168]] and carved many statues in his own garden at home [[2576848]] Quite why John Bland felt the need to commemorate Charles II stopping here is not known but he seemed to have been a bit of an eccentric. Less than a kilometre away to the east is the Kings Spring which (today at least) was emitting a good flow of water, unlike Black Dub. Perhaps the monument is in the wrong place?" Photo by Karl and Ali, 2015.
  • Owner

    Karl and Ali
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4515621
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 11 months, 2 weeks ago
    Viewed: 83 times
    Picture Taken: 2015-06-07
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