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Furness Abbey, Including All Medieval Remains in Care of English Heritage

A Grade I Listed Building in Newbarns, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.1359 / 54°8'9"N

Longitude: -3.1981 / 3°11'53"W

OS Eastings: 321818

OS Northings: 471777

OS Grid: SD218717

Mapcode National: GBR 6N3M.F5

Mapcode Global: WH72H.V98Q

Entry Name: Furness Abbey, Including All Medieval Remains in Care of English Heritage

Listing Date: 10 November 1949

Last Amended: 20 December 1993

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197906

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388372

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA13

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Electoral Ward/Division: Newbarns

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dalton-in-Furness St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


708-1/4/7 Furness Abbey, including all
10/11/49 medieval remains in care of English
(Formerly Listed as:
Furness Abbey inc. all medieval
remains in care of DoE & Abbey Wall)


Remains of Cistercian abbey. 1127-c1500. Red sandstone.
Extensive remains of St Mary's Church, chapter house,
infirmary and domestic buildings all now in the care of
English Heritage and described at length elsewhere. Scheduled
Ancient Monument.
(Barnes F: Barrow and District: Barrow in Furness: 1968-:
24-53; Dickinson J C: Furness Abbey: London: 1987-; Leach A:
Furness Abbey: A History and Illustrated Guide: Ulverston:
1988-; Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Lancashire:
London: 1969-: 123-127).

Listing NGR: SD2181871777

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