Maulds Meaburn

Maulds Meaburn

Maulds Meaburn village houses
Maulds Meaburn
 Maulds Meaburn shown within Cumbria
OS grid referenceNY626160
Civil parishCrosby Ravensworth
Shire countyCumbria
RegionNorth West
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post town PENRITH
Postcode district CA10
Dialling code 01931
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK ParliamentPenrith and The Border
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Coordinates: 54°32′19″N 2°34′42″W / 54.53861°N 2.57842°W / 54.53861; -2.57842

Maulds Meaburn is a village in Cumbria. It is located in the Lyvennet Valley and is 13 miles from Penrith. Its origins are connected with the nearby village Kings Meaburn.

Lankaber is a group of farms which is part of Maulds Meaburn It isn't a hamlet in its own right.


The name Maulds Meaburn goes back to the 12th century. The King at the time, Henry II, gave part of the lands of Meaburn to Sir Hugh de Morville, and the other part to his sister, Maud de Veteripont. Sir Hugh eventually fell out of favour with the King, after which the King reclaimed Sir Hugh’s section of the land, and this area from here on became known as Kings Meaburn. The land that belonged to Maud was and to this day (September 2008) is called Maulds Meaburn.[1]

The village changed hands over the years and after it was owned by the Veteriponts it passed to the families of Frauncey and then Vernon.[2]


The village is situated on either side of the Lyvennet Beck.[3] Maulds Meaburn is part of the Crosby Ravensworth Parish.[4]

Weather and Climate

To view the current weather conditions from the village follow the link. Includes full monthly weather reports and a historical look at the weather of the Lyvennet valley.

See also


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