Barbon is a village and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 263, reducing to 236 at the 2011 Census. The church is dedicated to St Bartholomew. The village is about 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Kirkby Lonsdale and 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Casterton. Barbon Beck flows through, and takes its name from, the village before flowing into the River Lune. The A683 road passes to the west of the village between Kirkby Lonsdale and Sedbergh. The village has been within the Yorkshire Dales National Park since 1 August 2016.
Barbon is the location of Barbon Manor Speed Hillclimb, an event that runs up to three occasions each year, in May, June and July, on a driveway that runs through Barbon Manor Park, by permission of the Shuttleworth Estate.
A family history study, written in 1913 called "The Hardys of Barbon, and some other Westmoreland Statesmen : Their Kith, Kin and Childer" follows their family history in Barbon from the 16th century until the late 19th century.
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- The Poetical Works of the Late Great Catherine Grace Godwin, A.Cleveland Wigan, 1854
- "The Barbon Inn". The Automobile Association. Archived from the original on 2012-03-19. Retrieved 2011-03-18.
- republished by Bibliolife
- Media related to Barbon at Wikimedia Commons
- Cumbria County History Trust: Barbon (nb: provisional research only - see Talk page)
- Barbon in the Domesday Book
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