Kings Meaburn

Grid Ref : NY 621211
 

 

The manor of Meaburn is divided into two separate villages – King’s Meaburn and Maulds Meaburn. It was one of the properties of Hugh de Morville, who took a leading part in the murder of Thomas à Becket. For this he forfeited some of his land, and as a result, the northern part of the manor reverted to the Crown, and the remainder was granted to Hugh’s sister, Maud.

 

King’s Meaburn is just 2 miles from Maulds Meaburn. The Lyvennet runs past the village and provides a pleasant walk along the banks here.

 

Meaburn Hall was built in 1610, and was the home of the first Earl of Lonsdale.

 

The village has a real ale pub, The White Horse, and a small caravan site nearby.

 

 

 
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