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Furness Abbey Wall

A Grade I Listed Building in Newbarns, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.133 / 54°7'58"N

Longitude: -3.1968 / 3°11'48"W

OS Eastings: 321894

OS Northings: 471453

OS Grid: SD218714

Mapcode National: GBR 6N3N.P6

Mapcode Global: WH72H.VCWY

Plus Code: 9C6R4RM3+57

Entry Name: Furness Abbey Wall

Listing Date: 10 November 1949

Last Amended: 20 December 1993

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355052

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388375

ID on this website: 101355052

Location: Croslands Park, Westmorland and 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: Barrow in Furness St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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708-1/4/3 Furness Abbey Wall
(Formerly Listed as:
Furness Abbey inc. medieval remains
in care of DoE & Abbey Wall)


Precinct wall to Furness Abbey (qv). Medieval. Red sandstone
rubble. Approx 2m in height where complete; built-up
triangular copings to some parts. 2 main sections of the wall
exist. South-west section adjoins West Lodge to Abbey House,
Abbey Road (qv) and runs to the remains of West Gate, Manor
Road (qv); the wall then crests the hill to south of
Amphitheatre Field and ends on the side of the valley to Mill
Beck; the total length of this section being just under 1000m.
North-east section commences on opposite side of the valley to
Mill Beck and runs north-west to skirt the rear of South
Lodge, Abbotswood, Manor Road (qv), this section ends in
woodland to the north-west; total length approx 500m.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SD2202671884

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